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Gerald Lauchle's Woodworking Shop

comments (11) February 27th, 2012 in Shop Tours        
Lauchle Lauchle, member
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Shop Specs

  • Location: State College, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Size: 576sq. ft.
  • Type: Other
  • Focus: Furniture
  • Heating/Cooling: Electric wall heaters in winter, and portable AC in summer

This 24x24 foot shop was built right along with our house as an extension to the 2-car garage. The walls are solid T&G poplar, the ceiling is 9 feet high, and lighting is from recessed spots and fluorescent tubes.

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Comments (11)

graphguy graphguy writes: Thanks for the pictures. I have the single bay in my 3 car wide garage that this helps with fine tuning my layout.
Posted: 7:10 am on January 3rd

Schafergroup Schafergroup writes: That is a beauty. You use the same lathe as I just got. I am in a two car garage and get half of it as the other half is storage. But you use what you got to the fullest as the saying goes.

Posted: 11:23 pm on November 1st

DLG DLG writes: Great looking shop. Thanks for sharing.
Posted: 8:09 am on May 17th

Raventwin Raventwin writes: Awesome shop! I particularly like the neat set-out and the timber walls which go a long way to make it a pleasant place to work. My shop in eastern Australia is a bit smaller but evry bit as nice to work in.
Posted: 1:56 am on April 6th

brentmichael brentmichael writes: Nice Shop! Just wondering I do not see a miter saw or place to cut down rough stock to length. How do you do that?
Posted: 5:36 pm on April 1st

jlwoggy jlwoggy writes: how many hp are you running on dust collection?
Posted: 7:37 am on March 22nd

MarkKessler MarkKessler writes: Very nice job, indeed. I love the walls, and, well, the tool cabinet is stunning :) Really inspiring work!
Posted: 6:49 pm on March 10th

KRASSEL KRASSEL writes: Nice....I like your layout a lot. Thanks for sharing.
Posted: 9:39 am on March 8th

brentmichael brentmichael writes: wow! Really nice shop.
Posted: 2:19 pm on March 4th

Lauchle Lauchle writes: Dear Howard,

I've used a bench for my outfeed table in all of my shops (this is the 5th, I think). The secret is to adjust it's height to be just a fraction of an inch (about 1/8) lower than the table saw height. The other thing you must do is extend the mitre guage slots into the outfeed table so that the guage can travel its full distance. Thanks for your comment.
Posted: 7:12 pm on March 2nd

HowardPeson HowardPeson writes: This looks like a really nice work space. I'm curious about using the work bench as the out feed surface for the table saw. How is that working?
Posted: 7:36 am on February 28th

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