Setting up shop

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Blog series by Mark Gipson updated 02-28-2009 05:40 AM 2 parts 2612 reads 16 comments total

Part 1: Clearing the storage room

02-24-2009 11:40 AM by Mark Gipson | 6 comments »

I made the first steps in setting up my shop today. I already have a workbench but currently it sits outside, not such a good plan with temperatures hitting 36C everyday and the rains approaching. We rent a house on the outskirts of Bangkok which has a small shed sized storage room which was full of the landlords old junk. Today a truck from a local temple arrived with 4 or 5 guys and they cleared it out and took everything away. Now I can start to clean it up, slap some paint on the walls an...

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Part 2: Frustration in Thailand

02-28-2009 05:40 AM by Mark Gipson | 10 comments »

One of the reasons for writing this blog series is the hope that it may help fellow woodworkers trying to do the same in Thailand. I found it hard to track down information about where and what to buy so hopefully this may be of use to someone like myself in the future. Those of you not in the area may want to change channels about now. Getting set-up to be able to start building things has been quite a frustrating experience. Woodworking is not a popular hobby in Thailand and there aren&#...

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