I've written a bit about the building of my workshop, but really haven't shown any inside photos.
My husband and I built a 40' x 40' garage for both of us. The whole building has in-floor heat which is wonderful to work in, especially in Northern Ontario winters. The cement floor keeps the building cool in the summer as well, which is a bonus.
My side of the building is half at 20' wide x 40' deep and was designed by me as a woodworking workshop. My workshop is the right hand side of this photo:
Because of the type of woodworking I do, and the way I work, the positioning of the tools was done in an efficient way for me to work.
Doorway 2 is the middle door from the garage side of the building. I buy rough wood and bring it in through this doorway and to the left on to the lumber rack. When I am going to make something I take the wood first to the mitre saw, then to the jointer, the planer and the tablesaw. This keeps me working in a counter-clockwise manner through the shop. It works for me!
Doorway 1 is the door to the front finishing room. I do most of my painting in there as well as designing and sometimes gluing. I keep my woodworking books in the front room as well as small hand tools. This is my front room:
And this is the larger workshop room:
As I've previously posted, my house and workshop is for sale. I really don't think I'll ever have anything this wonderful... it's a dream workshop.
I will be sharing my work space at this blog party, you can see other bloggers creative spaces here: