Power tools!!! I absolutely love power tools. I am one of those women who loves Home Depot way more than Dillards any day. I recently inheritied my fathers tools and I am in the process of converting my garage into my shop. I still have another load to get and I have been busy organizing where to put all the cool gadgets. Daddy loved wood working and enjoyed having high quality tools to do it. I guess that I have taken after him in that aspect. I am anxiously looking forward to getting started on all sorts of projects. Unfortunately mother nature has other plans….. It is just too stinkin cold outside to really dive into anything, as a matter of fact it is too cold to get the next load of things from his shop! Soooo I wait and I wait. Yesterday we had a brief day of fantastic weather… 70 degrees was the temperature and so I dove into organizing the “shop” to spark some creative energy.
The bench in the above picture was in a box and had never been put together at my dad’s. It is perfect for sitting at and doing intricate work. The light that is connected to it has a magnified glass on it and is perfect to do anything that would require a upclose look at it. The next shot is my supply section. Paints, stains, nobs, screws etc…
My favorite thing so far is the table saw. I love it!! How did I ever live without it? I have had it about 4 weeks now and have already used it atleast half a dozen times. I also like the drill press…. haven’t used it yet but I am looking forward to it.
There is also a collection of future projects…. again waiting on the weather. I plan on creating a “mom’s command center” and a entry bench. I will post the before and after pictures when complete.
Having a place where you are free to create what your minds eye is visualizing is critical to getting the project done. This space for me is my “shop”. I love the way that sounds…. MY SHOP. Of course occasionally I let my husband in it…..as long as he doesn’t touch anything…:)