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post #51 of 53 (permalink) Old 05-22-2016, 10:47 PM
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I'm flattered Dan. The thing to remember guys is that I'm 78+ and been building my tool collection since I was a teenager. Only the wealthy few can retire and set up a fully operational shop in one hit.
Hi Harry, Like the shop pictures a lot. I have a 12x24 shed and it is fully equipped. I didn't do it all at once, but over the last 8 years or so. My consulting business got very successful and I was able to pay cash for everything. The more I used the gear, the more I liked it, so would buy other tools. Nothing like having a shop to tinker in.

I did manage to get insulation and an AC in, and my wife ponied up for an electrician so it is wired too. My wife is an artist so my last tool was a Grizzly miter trimmer, which is a VERY cool specialty tool. You got me interested in a Triton TRA001, which is what sits in my router table.

My shop is jam packed. In fact, there's a jointer and planer in the garage cause there just isn't space for them in the shop.

Anyway, glad you're doing well these days.

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OK Harry...I'm officially jealous!

Thanks for the grand tour and a detailed look at all those tools you have. Quite amazing just how much you have managed to pack in a relatively small space.

Still struggling here to get some sort of shop organized, the only problem is that the entire house is being rebuilt as we speak.

But at least most of the insulation is done!

OK, fess up...which one of you clowns stole my sig? It was right here a second ago.
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Insulation is most important Keith, mine to keep the SUMMER heat out and yours to keep the WINTER cold out. My shop is only a couple of square feet bigger than Tom's but because all machines other than the lathes are on casters and are moved around to suit the job in hand, everything fits in.


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