Shop Addition

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Project by johnhutchinson posted 03-28-2014 05:04 PM 4635 views 0 times favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a couple 2x’s left over, so I thought I’d add a house. :)

The only real change from the CAD model was the salvaged arch-top window—6’ tall and 150 bucks

The appropriate category for this one seemed to be BOX. Big or small, they serve the same somewhere-to-keep-my-stuff purpose.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#1 posted 03-28-2014 05:12 PM

Now you’ll have to update your shop photos in your profile. Looks great, John.

-- Wish I were Norm's Nephew

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#2 posted 03-28-2014 05:13 PM

Nice addition. Good looking.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 03-28-2014 05:26 PM

Looks wonderful, can’t wait to see whats happening inside.
My shop can be in the garage… lol.
So fine with the trees behind, wish you a endless number of good hours there.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 03-28-2014 05:51 PM

Wow that’s really cool my house would probalby fit in your walk in closet :)
Nice design and super build.


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#5 posted 03-28-2014 05:58 PM

John, it looks as though you have plenty of elbow room inside and out. I expect to see an ongoing posts of projects as you complete your homestead.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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#6 posted 03-28-2014 06:06 PM

As an architect, I thought you’d like this one, Mads. I love the beauty of barns and farmhouses in Central Ohio that grew together solely for the purpose of convenience. So my past few houses have been a celebration of these accidental collisions.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#7 posted 03-28-2014 06:12 PM

Very nice addition to the shop, it is always good to have a nice place to eat, relax and sleep after having
fun in the shop. Thank you for sharing. If you have a couple more 2Xs left over, Monte will probably want
to borrow them to build a shop.

-- As ever, Gus-the 80 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#8 posted 03-28-2014 06:16 PM

The shop really did come first. The house was an afterthought.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#9 posted 03-28-2014 06:32 PM

Geez John, that’s beautiful and you suck (big grin).

Pics of the shop???? How many squares are the shop and house separately?

-- Jeff NJ

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#10 posted 03-28-2014 06:56 PM

Very nice indeed.
Don’t post any shop pictures as I will definitely get shop envy!

-- "It's fine in practise but it will never work in theory"

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#11 posted 03-28-2014 07:22 PM

John in 3 weeks:

“How the hell am I supposed to rip this 31 foot long board in here?!? I need a BIGGER SHOP!!!”

Just kidding. Hopefully you won’t need any more space for another 6 months at least. Hehe

Awesome shop!


-- The Wood Is Your Oyster

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#12 posted 03-28-2014 07:23 PM

Hello john

I want the same

Christmas isn’t in march but ..

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#13 posted 03-28-2014 08:10 PM

This post has caused me to consider a martini and a Xanax before I look at my little basement shop this weekend.

Ok the martinis was already planned.

Nice stuff you have there John.

-- “When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” ― Thomas Sowell

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#14 posted 03-28-2014 08:43 PM

Thanks, guys !!! YOU SUCK seems to be the common thread. :)

I didn’t know if I should post this as a woodworking project, but I did cut the rafter tails with my Bosch jigsaw equipped with a Piranha blade. Guess that counts.

-- John - Central Ohio - "too much is never enough"

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#15 posted 03-28-2014 09:50 PM

We need to see some picture from the inside

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