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The Wood Shed

comments (6) March 10th, 2012 in Shop Tours        
slayframe slayframe, member
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A Walnut media cabinet with bookmatched, Crotch grained panels. All material milled and dried onsite at the shop.
The Bandsaw mill.  I use this to produce most of the solid wood material used in my projects.
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Shop Specs

  • Location: Strasburg, Pennsylvania, USA
  • Size: 1000sq. ft.
  • Type: Detached
  • Focus: Cabinetry
  • Heating/Cooling: oil forced hot air (winter) Windows open (summer)

My shop of 22 years. The structure is a former tobacco drying barn located on the farm where I grew up. Many pigeons met their demise in those rafters, thanks to my trusty Red Ryder.

 

Lots of charm and character.



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Comments (6)

kerfwerks kerfwerks writes: Now you're talking. No taking your shoes off before you come in to that baby! Sawdust doubles as insulation during cold weather. Real woodworker.

Posted: 4:29 pm on June 1st

thebigvise thebigvise writes: I agree with the above: it is good to see a realistic shop setting. I do love working on my shop and I have to fight the urge to spend even more time on the setting itself.
Posted: 4:32 pm on April 9th

JOHANSMANN JOHANSMANN writes: IT'S NICE TO HEAR ABOUT YOUR MEMORIES IN THE BUILDING OVER THE YEARS. THE SHOP LOOKS NICE WITH THE WELL USED TOOLS. I ENVY YOUR BANDSAW MILL! THANKS FOR SHARING YOUR SHOP.
Posted: 10:41 am on April 8th

hgm hgm writes: Very cool, nice to see a true "working" shop!
How long do let your sawn wood dry?
Thanks for posting
Posted: 11:35 am on March 25th

jlwoggy jlwoggy writes: i love shops that are used--trophy shops are for just that
Posted: 7:35 am on March 22nd

barkboy barkboy writes: Between the two of us we would not win the "mr. tidy woodshop" award, but when you see the finished product such as the walnut media cabinet, the important things have their priorities! Great job!
Were the crotchwood panels straight from the mill or resawn?

Pat Arseneau
Posted: 7:49 am on March 13th

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