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Moving in day!

Discussion in 'Open Forum' started by Dan Miller, Dec 11, 2014.

  1. Dan Miller

    Dan Miller cranky canoeist Staff Member

    Just to prove it really happened, a pic is attached. Moved the first workbench into the new shop today.

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  2. pklonowski

    pklonowski Unrepentant Canoeist

    Looking good, Dan!
  3. Dan Lindberg

    Dan Lindberg Ex Wood Hoarder

    Agreed, very nice Dan, congrates.

  4. Kathryn Klos

    Kathryn Klos squirrel whisperer

    Perfect. I could live there. Keep the pictures coming!
  5. Rob Stevens

    Rob Stevens Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

    Awesome, Dan! It has been a long time coming. "People" it with all the tools of the trade and get building!
  6. Benson Gray

    Benson Gray Canoe History Enthusiast Staff Member

    Congratulations, it looks great!

  7. Dave Osborn

    Dave Osborn LIFE MEMBER

    Nice! Let's see some cedar shavings!
  8. mccloud

    mccloud "Tiger Rag" back on the tidal Potomac In Memoriam

    Looks mighty nice, Dan. I see for a housewarming you moved the wood stove in first. Good move. Is that sunlight coming thru the windows, or is the snow that deep? Tom McCloud
  9. Greg Nolan

    Greg Nolan enthusiast

    Very, very nice. So what will be the first canoe to be built?
  10. chris pearson

    chris pearson Michigan Canoe Nut

    Dan, I love la, but you really suck!!!!!!!!!
  11. dtdcanoes

    dtdcanoes LOVES Wooden Canoes

    I'm reminded of something....hmmmm...oh, I remember's nice to be young and " thou shall not covet another man's shop (?) " WOW, what I could do in this place. I want some time with my sleeping bag in the loft and will cook for your family over the weekend ! See ya soon.
  12. Dave Wermuth

    Dave Wermuth Who hid my paddle?

    I'm with Pearson. Way too awesome.
  13. Mark Adams

    Mark Adams all wood nut

    Ohhh, that is SO sweet!
  14. pklonowski

    pklonowski Unrepentant Canoeist

    This would still make a great article for the journal... if you can get it past the editor...
  15. OP
    Dan Miller

    Dan Miller cranky canoeist Staff Member

    I hear the editor is a real curmudgeon.

    Tom, that is just backlit windows. We are too north to snow. The stove is actually propane fired.

    First project? Haven't decided yet - there are nine (or more) in the queue right now. Caleb (my younger son) is home from Paul Smith's for break, and he is going to start working on his Old Town Special Square End canoe.

    Yes, I smile a little when I go through the front door.
  16. crosscuts

    crosscuts LOVES Wooden Canoes


    The shop is beautiful in many ways. I remember when I moved into my first heated shop, production increased dramatically.

  17. Grandlaker

    Grandlaker Builder & Restorer

    +Nice shop Dan !!!! You better get them windows and door's trim on before you start any canoe projects or they will never get done
  18. Fitz

    Fitz Wooden Canoes are in the Blood

    Timberframe - My old house is still standing after 300 years or so, so I expect that Dan Miller's canoe shop has quite a long legacy ahead. Beautiful work. Congrats.
  19. OP
    Dan Miller

    Dan Miller cranky canoeist Staff Member

    First floor windows are trimmed, just the loft and two doors to go, should be done tomorrow.

    Anyone within shooting distance of the Thousand Islands (NY) is welcome to join us this Saturday, December 20, 2014, for a workshop warming / solstice celebration. Overnight guests welcome if you are not fussy about accommodations. Email or PM me for directions.

  20. Dan Lindberg

    Dan Lindberg Ex Wood Hoarder

    That empty building is nice, but I'm looking forward to seeing it filled up with equipment and projects.
    Any old machines to show off?


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