Dave's Workshop

comments (1) September 8th, 2011 in Workshop Floor Plans, DreamShop Summer Challenge        
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Shop Specs

  • Location: Utterson, , Canada
  • Size: 1120sq. ft.
  • Type: Detached
  • Focus: Furniture
  • Heating/Cooling: Radiant Floor

After I retired I moved to Muskoka and built my 28 x 40 dream shop. It has hydronic radiant floor heating that keeps me warm in the winter and a 10 foot ceiling that allows for larger pieces. There are two 8 foot windows that allow for great natural light and ventilation and a beautiful view of my yard. I spend about 30 hours a week in the shop building custom furniture. All the tools are on wheels that allows me to reconfigure as my needs change.

The shop also has a second floor where I have desk space and storage. I have plans to have a showroom/studio where I can provide space for local artists to display their work as well.

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Comments (1)

timbit2006 timbit2006 writes: Very nice shop. I aspire to one day have a large shop.

I have the same planer and air cleaner as you.

Posted: 7:08 am on February 12th

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