Mike’s Garage Shop
Marc Spagnuolo on 12/27/2018

Mike’s Garage Shop

Mike's cozy garage shop allows him to get the job done!My table saw, drill press, jointer, and bench top morticer are Powermatic. My bandsaw, orbital sander, and dust catcher are by Rikon. The smaller equipment such as 12” miter saw; 15 gallon compressor; and my various types of drills, both electri

Qutt’s Garage Workshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 01/18/2018

Qutt’s Garage Workshop

With determination and passion, Qutt builds his ultimate shop!In my earliest memories, I have always had the ability tocomplete projects. From that first thought that a problem needed to be solved, a difficulty needed to be eased, or even just out of curiosity. Having the idea, coming up with a desi

Adam’s “Finishing Booth” Workshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 08/02/2017

Adam’s “Finishing Booth” Workshop

It's all about the finish!Right off the bat I’m sure you’ll notice this isn’t a “shop” per say, but rather a garage that transforms into a year round finishing booth. The reason I’m sharing it is to maybe inspire those in a similar situation as myself. I am of course a woodworker first, finisher sec

Dan’s Garage Workshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 06/21/2017

Dan’s Garage Workshop

This Air Force Vet shows determination as he pursues a career in woodworking!In 2010 I got out of the Air Force and decided to try my hand at owning my own woodworking business. My plan was to start with making shadow boxes for military retirements and expand from there. In 2012 I got divorced and l

Steve’s Spacious Garage Woodshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 06/08/2017

Steve’s Spacious Garage Woodshop

Steve finds his happy place in his recently built dream shop!My wife and I recently finished a significant renovation on our dream home, and thankfully I got a nice dedicated woodshop out of the deal! I was lucky to be able to design this new shop from the ground up, so I thought I’d share a few pic

Dennis’ Garage Workshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 02/02/2017

Dennis’ Garage Workshop

Dennis' Cozy Michigan WorkshopMy workshop is a continual work in progress. I sometimes feel like I work more ON my shop rather than IN my shop. That being the case, this is its current incarnation.The workshop is in my garage which is an extra deep two stall. The extra depth is actually large enough

Dean’s Standalone Woodshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 10/13/2016

Dean’s Standalone Woodshop

Check out Dean's cozy 1200 sq. ft. shop!My shop is a 1,200 sq. ft. building nestled on our property on Whidbey Island, WA.It’s modestly well-equipped with the usual tools to produce high quality products.The centerpiece of the shop is the 1953 King Seely (a.k.a. Craftsman) 10″ table saw that’s been

Scott’s Garage Woodshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 08/30/2016

Scott’s Garage Woodshop

Thirty years in his woodshop and still going strong!I’m a hobbyist and I’ve been in my woodshop for about 30 years. It started out as a single car garage built under an addition, but it hasn’t been used as a garage for quite some time. The room measures 22′ by 16′ and has less than 8′ ceilings. If I

SC Garage Woodshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 08/17/2016

SC Garage Woodshop

Downsizing from a Standalone Shop to a Garage Shop.We recently relocated to South Carolina to be closer to our kids. I moved my shop from a stand-alone to a 2 car garage. (Trying to keep 1 bay open for a car). Pros and cons with each. Major tools are Porter Cable Table Saw with self built out-feed t

Bruce’s Standalone Shop
Marc Spagnuolo on 07/27/2016

Bruce’s Standalone Shop

Some guys are just lucky, as Bruce thanks his wife for kicking him out of the family garage!My wife kicked me out of the garage so we purchased another home with a larger lot and I built my 2-story 800 square foot shop. The first floor has most of my non portable tools and wood storage. My Second fl

Chris’ Planned Garage Workshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 06/16/2016

Chris’ Planned Garage Workshop

Chis would love to hear your thoughts and suggestions!This is my 360 sq ft 2-car garage workshop. I have all of my tools, and will need to build some shop furniture. This is my current working plan, but I’d love to hear some ideas on it. I want to be able to park a car inside when not in use and am

Craig’s Garage Workshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 04/27/2016

Craig’s Garage Workshop

Craig finally gets his shop back!My first shop was in a single car garage in a duplex my wife and I rented. I told her I wanted to make her something for Christmas. Of course, I would have to purchase some tools in order to do so. Merry Christmas to me! We were only there for 3 years and then we pur

George’s Basement Workshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 03/18/2016

George’s Basement Workshop

Check out George's Man Cave!I started building furniture when I was 12 years old. I took wood shop in school, and after HS I started buying whatever tools I could afford. In my early 20s I supported myself making furniture. I then had a long career in information technology. Building furniture is no

Garrett’s Garage Wood Shop
Marc Spagnuolo on 01/22/2016

Garrett’s Garage Wood Shop

Check out Garrett's dream shop!Tools often outlive their owners. This is a sad truth, but a woodworker’s skills, passions, and genius are often passed to the next generation posthumously through the tools they leave behind; this is my story.My wife and I had a comfortable home in an urban setting wi

Lance’s Updated Garage Shop
Marc Spagnuolo on 09/29/2015

Lance’s Updated Garage Shop

Lance's Garage Shop is a work in progress as he shares some updated photos with us!This is an update of my shop, which I shared a couple of years ago. I’m a hobbyist woodworker from Oklahoma. I have been into woodworking since 2011 and have been building my shop ever since. My shop is my 2-car garag

Steve’s Garage Shop
Marc Spagnuolo on 07/03/2015

Steve’s Garage Shop

A well-organized garage shop!I’m Steve, a hobbyist woodworker from Oklahoma. I have been into woodworking since I was 16 years old, I’m 51 now, but only into finer tools and woodwork for the past 5 years. My shop is my 2-car garage, 20’ x 22’ with a 2’ x 4.5’ alcove in the back where I have my dust

Sam’s Garage Woodshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 06/11/2015

Sam’s Garage Woodshop

This detached garage makes a mighty fine woodshop!In the summer of 2014, my wife and I thought we’d give home ownership a try. Amazingly, we hit all the must-haves on our checklist and I started prepping for moving the shop out of our rental’s basement.I pre-built some 30 brackets for hanging dust c

Chris’ Basement Work Shop
Marc Spagnuolo on 06/04/2015

Chris’ Basement Work Shop

Downsizing is hard when it comes to shop space!I used to work out of a two stall garage, shared with my car and my utility room. I had lots of storage space (wall length cabinetry and custom shelves) space to work on large sheet goods, and more space than I knew what to do with. Certain changes led

Greg’s Apartment Work Shop
Marc Spagnuolo on 05/28/2015

Greg’s Apartment Work Shop

A unique shop in the big city!I love seeing all the shop variations! Virtually all have some limitations and I really appreciate how folks adapt. Here’s my adaptation story. I live in a 10th floor, 3 bedroom apartment (with an elevator) in Brooklyn with my wife and 4 cats. The apartment is fairly sp

Richard’s Standalone Shop
Marc Spagnuolo on 05/21/2015

Richard’s Standalone Shop

From a 200' basement shop to this great 800' Standalone Workshop!My wife and I moved from a house we lived in for over thirty years. My work area there was a spot in the basement roughly 200 sq.feet. My new shop 800 sq.feet, heat and ac, 200 amp service, 5 feet out my back door is like heaven to me.

Ken’s Basement Retreat
Marc Spagnuolo on 04/16/2015

Ken’s Basement Retreat

Ken's basement shop helps to satisfy his passion for woodworking!I’ve always had interest in woodworking, but alas family and career got in the way of seriously allowing me to pursue many projects. I’ve had a rudimentary shop for 9 years with the basic tools – Craftsman TS, Formica counter bench top

Howard’s Garage Woodshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 03/23/2015

Howard’s Garage Woodshop

Howard creates a great woodshop in the loft area of his 2-car garage.When we purchased this home, a basement was a $20,000+ option that I decided would make a shop prohibitive. Our home did come with an unfinished loft above the two car garage. The loft floor was one inch OSB supported by a steel I

Curt’s Standalone Shop
Marc Spagnuolo on 02/21/2015

Curt’s Standalone Shop

Curt's dual purpose standalone shop in VA.Building was completed in November 2010. It is a dual purpose shop: 1) woodworking; and 2) build and fly radio controlled airplanes. Second work bench is a torsion box design for its ridged and flat surface. Plane construction requires a flat surface.

John’s Basement Workshop
Marc Spagnuolo on 12/11/2014

John’s Basement Workshop

A basement workshop that "gets the job done" for John!My basement shop is small, but gets the job done. It started out as a 13 x 12 room, but I quickly gobbled up the 11 x 10 room next to it. Unfortunately, I am now landlocked and can’t expand without tearing out some of the finished basement. Needl