Turning A Parking Place Into A Great Shop Space
Turning a parking place into a great shop space is post about Shop Design bookmarked by herbert with ID 12155545756 was uploaded on 28-03-2019 and has been viewed 256,701 times.
When my wife and I bought our house 15 years ago, I set up my first real shop in the freestanding two-car garage.Built in the 1940s, the garage was 18 ft.by 20 ft.with a concrete slab and wood siding.I entered and exited through the overhead garage doors, attempted to heat the space with electric radiators, and worked with low ceilings, no insulation, a lot of airborne dust, and very little natural light.
I loved it.At least for a while.As I acquired more tools and machines, the space quickly became crowded.In the mean time, I had quit my job and begun making furniture full time.When I took that step, I realized I needed to retrofit the shop completely.
I took the opportunity not just to enlarge the space but to revamp the layout using all that I'd learned about the way I work.…...