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Workshop by mtnwild posted 09-30-2008 05:46 PM 3303 reads 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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Well here’s my shop, which I love. Not fancy, most every piece was found, given or scavenged from where I worked. All carried on the roof of my car on my home made roof rack. That’s what grandpa always did. Built over a ten year period because you don’t always find the right board at the right time. LOL. Only things I bought were the wiring and roofing and nails. It’s thirty feet by twelve with a sixteen foot area, with an eight foot covered porch and a six foot fire wood storage area on the end. I’ll make some better shop photos soon.

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#1 posted 10-01-2008 02:16 PM

You have an interesting shop in which to work. It does look like you have a lot going on in there and, you have put a lot of yourself into its construction. Nice shop.

Thanks for the post. I enjoyed visiting with you.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 10-04-2008 06:30 AM

Nice, A TV in the shop like me. I’m about to add a second one.

-- Quando Omni Flunkus Moritati

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#3 posted 10-12-2008 08:40 AM

Very nice dedicated workshop in a peaceful area.
I enjoyed visiting it.

Take care and work safe.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 11-12-2008 06:42 AM

Nice shop.

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dennis mitchell

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#5 posted 11-12-2008 07:32 AM

Heaven is a building code free zone!

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#6 posted 02-11-2009 08:34 PM

Execellent shop! I do believe the creation of a shop can be an art form all in itself.

-- Dave, North Dakota,

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#7 posted 02-12-2009 01:31 AM

Like Dennis said, Heaven “is” a code free building zone. I never could have pieced this together if I had to pass inspection. LOL. Will say it’s working just fine. Loving it!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#8 posted 05-20-2009 08:15 PM

Looks like a great setting for a shop!

-- Steve ~ Measure once, cut twice... or is it the other way around?

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#9 posted 05-21-2009 06:31 AM

very creative shop build, looks like a great layout


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#10 posted 05-31-2009 03:03 PM

Your workshop reminds me of my Grand-fathers hidden gem of a place that had so much good stuff tucked away in a very similar tranquil setting where I spent many happy hours.

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#11 posted 08-03-2010 10:43 PM

I can tell you right now that your shop is just the kind of place that I love to room around in. I love it. It looks like a lot of peace and quiet right outside the door, too. I went to a shop a while back that was fixin’ to go up for auction – it was a blacksmith shop. I never saw so much stuff sitting in such a small building. It was real good stuff though. I would have given anything to be able to have bid on it. Your shop’s got plenty of room. You have a right to be proud of it.

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#12 posted 06-03-2011 08:13 AM

Nice to stumble onto a neighbor who like wood. Your shop looks cozy and the carvings you do are excellent. I wish I could get started on that since I like the artsy side of it. I like to create things without too much planning…..........

-- mike...............

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#13 posted 04-07-2012 12:11 AM

Hey Jack thanks for the kind comment. Also love your work and outlook of life!

-- Stonetimber

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#14 posted 11-05-2012 09:53 PM

Wow! That’s a really cool lumber rack! Nice shop!

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#15 posted 06-20-2021 12:46 AM

Great shop. It looks real comfortable and inviting to build in.

-- AJ

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