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The one-man, 9,000-piece-per-year production workshop

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White garage

Designed for strength and warmth

TYPE: Dedicated outbuilding

SIZE: 20x30' plus a 380-square-foot office upstairs

CONSTRUCTION: Wood frame on cinder block foundation, with concrete pad. Ceiling height is 8'; 2x4 wall studs spaced on 16" centers for strength and hurricane resistance. Melamine laminate covers interior walls. Insulation is R-30 in shop ceiling and office; R-20 in walls. Shop floor is surfaced with 2' squares of foam-rubber-type mats.

HEATING AND COOLING: 18,000 Btu air-conditioning/heating unit

ELECTRICAL: 200-amp service panel

LIGHTING: 23 fluorescent 4'-long double-bulb light fixtures, with 40-watt cool white bulbs

DUST COLLECTION: 2-hp Penn State dust collector; 3-speed remote-controlled Delta 50-875 air cleaner with double filter

AIR COMPRESSOR: Sears 6-hp, 120-volt single-phase permanently lubricated, with 30-gallon capacity

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Comments (1)
dangarookepawa wrote:

Sounds like a very well lit work enviroment with dust collection and a cushioned floor. Safe to work in and compfortable too. I am always looking to improve my little workshop, yours looks great. What an awesome shop!Bill W.

6/17/2012 08:16:43 PM Report Abuse

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