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Its a work in progress, there are a lot of spots I’m not happy with but its getting there.

The lathe table (bad pic) also hold my cheap drill press. Behind that is the lawn mower and other gardening type stuff, those shelves also hold my craw fish pot and clamps.

Here is a recent panoramic shot:

Thanks for looking!


-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#1 posted 03-17-2014 07:28 PM

I spy a shop log! Great looking work space, Maur. It’s really shaping up.

-- I came - I sawed - I over-built

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#2 posted 03-17-2014 07:28 PM

Looking great Mauricio! The kicka$$ bench and shop log put it over the top.

-- ~Tony

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#3 posted 03-17-2014 07:29 PM

Maur, looks like a great work space. Crawfish pots?

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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#4 posted 03-17-2014 07:36 PM

What’s this you say? A shop that’s a work in progress? Such nonsense. Shops are static beasts, once done / always done. Right?
Love the cove end of that joinery bench, great idea. And the pic of the car, just outside the open door and looking in, is terrific.

Good post, nice shop log, enjoy!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. - OldTools Archive -

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#5 posted 03-17-2014 07:38 PM

Looks like a good spot to spend some time!

-- - Collecting is an investment in the past, and the future.

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#6 posted 03-17-2014 07:43 PM

Looking really nice! Great job on it Mauricio.

-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW

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#7 posted 03-17-2014 07:53 PM

Nice job…it’s coming along wonderfully….I know some expats from near Nola who are now living close to the SF Bay Delta, they call them “mudbugs”. There’s even a crawfish/crawdad festival that celebrates all things crawfish. Thanks for posting, Mauricio…................Wes

-- "After a year of doing general farmwork, it was quite clear to me that chickens and I were not compatible"-George Nakashima

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#8 posted 03-17-2014 08:03 PM

I think the green bottle on a coaster on Pic 1 is very appropriate for St Pat’s day.

-- Dreaming of the day I might joint two pieces of wood square..........

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#9 posted 03-17-2014 08:13 PM

I like your place very much! More than that, I envy it a lot, great cave!

-- Yuri (10x4 -- yeah, that's my tiny shop!)

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#10 posted 03-17-2014 09:27 PM

Looks like a productive shop! Not only did I spy the shop log but TWO low angle planes. Looked like the 62 but I could not i.d. the other one.

-- "The only limits to our realization of tomorrow will be our doubts of today." - FDR

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#11 posted 03-17-2014 09:35 PM

Looks great, Mauricio! A sweet place to hang for the day.

Nice shop’s log and Mustang! Knew you were a cool guy. :)

-- tr ...see one, do one, teach one...

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#12 posted 03-17-2014 09:53 PM

Love it and the low angles on the bench ready to go.
Looks to be a wonderful space for creativity.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are."

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#13 posted 03-18-2014 12:44 AM

Much more organized than mine. But I am trying!

Nice setup sir.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#14 posted 03-18-2014 12:59 AM

Thanks everyone, its starting to take some shape thankfully. Thanks for the encouragement.

Yeah Kevin, I have a crawfish pot, I’m ashamed to say I haven’t used it yet (my cousin left it with me). You can get crawfish in Atlanta but its not the easiest thing. I use my crawfish craving as motivation to drive back home to see the folks.

Yeah Smitty, its probably a good thing that it is never finished. What fun would that be!

My wife used to park in the garage but once day she side swiped the side of the door and never parked in there again. :-)

Thanks Wes, sounds like you have some great friends. :-)

Happy St. Patty’s Mario and all!

Thanks Clayton, the other one is a #164, my only LN plane. That is the line of planes that need sharpening.

Terry, by mustang you mean the mini van? LOL. Sorry man, I’m not that cool but thanks for having that faith in me.

Thanks everyone else, your comments are appreciated. One day with more time I’d like to do some before and after pics.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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#15 posted 03-18-2014 11:55 PM

What is that bench (pic 470822) to the right of the water heater? Spotted a disappearing stop, so I’m guessing you use it for crosscutting. What else you use it for? Intrigued, I am.

-- Perfection is achieved, not when there is nothing more to add, but when there is nothing left to take away. Antoine de Saint-Exupery

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