Category Archives: Workshop

New (to us) Workshop Door

The workshop door was in some very seriously sorry shape:  As could have been predicted, a hollow-core unfinished wooden door can’t really handle being an outside door. Fortunately, I was able to get a solid wood door at the Habitat … Continue reading

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Hollow-core Door Worktable

Some 2x4s, hollow wall anchors, and a landfill-diverted hollow-core door — a nice big worktable for the newly cleaned-up workshop: I ended up taking off the casters visible in the 3rd shot – the table was simply too wobbly. The … Continue reading

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Lumber Storage

With the basic cleanup of the workshop done, I set out to build in some lumber storage.  I wanted to be able to keep both 4×8′ sheets and 8′ lengths without using up a lot of floor space. I don’t … Continue reading

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Workshop: Cleanup and Paint

The building we call the “shed” was originally built as a 3-car detached garage for the original house on the property.  Two bays were left as garage bays, and one walled and insulated.  When we first saw the place, all … Continue reading

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