The easy-to-maintain workshop getaway
Added elbow room
Rod relied on store-bought Sears cabinets, carts, and countertops for the finishing center shown here and elsewhere in the shop so he could devote more time to building furniture projects.
TYPE: Addition to a two-car detached garage
SIZE: 9' ceiling x 30' wide x 36' long; 1,080 sq. ft. (including shop office)
CONSTRUCTION: Concrete pad; insulated 2x4 wall framing; one-car-wide garage door; two hinged doors-one to attached garage and one to outside. Interior walls and ceiling are painted exterior- textured hardboard siding.
HEATING: Thermostat-controlled hot-water lines installed in concrete floor and connected to water heater in house
COOLING: 220-volt, 28,000-Btu air conditioner
ELECTRICAL: 100-amp service panel
LIGHTING: Eleven 8'-long,110-watt fluorescent ceiling fixtures
DUST COLLECTION: Penn State 2-hp cyclone with .5-micron filter cartridges; Delta 1,200-cfm (cubic ft./minute) ambient air cleaner; two shop vacuums
AIR COMPRESSOR: 110-volt, two-stage, oil-free pump; 175 lbs. maximum psi
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