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What does your workbench look like?

Discussion in 'Tele Home Depot' started by Lonn, Jan 18, 2018.

  1. Macrogats

    Macrogats Tele-Holic

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    Anyways, I keep seeing this thread popping up and I was doodling around on a few things this arvo, so finally got the chance to snap a few pics of my own...err....totally, chaotic (current) work space. :D

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  2. 24 track

    24 track Poster Extraordinaire Silver Supporter

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    kamloops bc
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  3. betocool

    betocool TDPRI Member

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    Love this thread. Thanks to all who have posted, suddenly, I feel so much better!

    I'll take pics of my workshop... but seeing what I saw, it really is unimpressive.

    Cheers,

    Albert
     

  4. Macrogats

    Macrogats Tele-Holic

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    :lol:
     
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  5. RickyRicardo

    RickyRicardo Friend of Leo's

    Mar 27, 2012
    Calgary, Alberta
    That freezer looks scary!!
     
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  6. Muzikp

    Muzikp Friend of Leo's

    Nov 5, 2010
    Sacramento
    The acoustic on the bench was a repair, but that's an old pic and I don't recall what got repaired :oops:. It's a pretty cool 12 string tho. The banjo was also a repair, I think I made a new tail piece for it.

    I hope you do borrow the idea, that guitar got shipped to a completely different climate and it's been totally stable and remains very playable.
     

  7. Macrogats

    Macrogats Tele-Holic

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    :D

    That's my old bait freezer. I was quite the fisherman for sometime, but sadly don't have a boat atm. :( Still got some old bait and stuff in it, but mostly keep the dog food in there now. And I chill down beer in it. :p
     
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  8. moosie

    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Ha, my first thought was "who's in there?" :lol:
     
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  9. Asmith

    Asmith Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    Here's my tiny setup, kitchen counter!
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  10. telemnemonics

    telemnemonics Poster Extraordinaire

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    Love the shavings!
     
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  11. Asmith

    Asmith Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    took 1/2" off that board to get it down to 1/4", its going to be a cap on a thin line style build. As much as I enjoy wood working I just wish I had a CNC for perfect and instant results. I'll persevere for now though.
     
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  12. I_build_my_own

    I_build_my_own Friend of Leo's

    Mar 9, 2012
    New York
    I need some lesson from you on how to pull this off, without being sentenced to live in the dog house for the foreseeable future.
     
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  13. Asmith

    Asmith Friend of Leo's Ad Free Member

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    That is the hardest part of the operation, here's my top 3 tips,

    1) find a job that allows maximum alone time in the house. I work 6:00-14:00 and my girlfriend sometimes doesn't finish work till 20:00.

    2) Let her choose the final colour, remember you can always go back on your word.

    3) Put her name on the headstock. I managed to spaghettify her name (Elizabeth) and it looks pretty good.
     
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  14. moosie

    moosie Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

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    Yer a clever bastard... :twisted::lol:
     
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  15. R. Stratenstein

    R. Stratenstein Doctor of Teleocity Silver Supporter

    Aug 3, 2010
    Loganville, Ga.

    Additional tip, choose a girlfriend named ANN or PAT, unless you're a master inlayer. And don't ever let your wife find out about her.
     
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  16. Larmo63

    Larmo63 Tele-Meister

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    Or, get a girlfriend named Fender........?
     
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  17. sergiomajluf

    sergiomajluf Tele-Meister

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    Currently looks like this. I usually clean it up every two months; have it like this for a week, and then it’s an unusable mess for the following weeks hahaha
     
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  18. LeftFinger

    LeftFinger Tele-Afflicted

    Aug 16, 2015
    Saskatchewan
    Under the workbench
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    What goes in it
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    This is the slickest planer I ever used
     
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