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Monkey Paws

New to the forum, here is my shop

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Kenny, thanks for showing off what a one care garage slot can do. We have the same set up, a three car garage, (but is it really? I still don't see how a car is supposed to fit in the single car bay) and my digs are occupying a wall in the two car bay, and a portion of the wall at the head of the two car bay.

After seeing your set up, I am now thinking, hmmm, I can still have a dedicated area, maybe, right now our single car bay is loaded with boxes and storage cabinets, but I can change that!

 

Thanks for showing your space! I completely enjoyed the tour. Who made that yellow buffing wheel?

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7 hours ago, Stick486 said:

is there a staunch bylaw stashed away here someplace that shops must be spit shined before a picture(s) is/are taken and posted...

I think there is rule that covers this :lol: :D

 

Super shop Kenny! Great lighting over the benches and the garage door storage! I think I need to "borrow" the curtains idea.

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First and most important Kenny, a formal welcome to TPW. Glad you found us. Having seen what has already come out (or into) your shop, I can't wait to what you're up to on a regular basis.

Great looking shop and layout even if is "surgically clean." :lol:

 

A couple of questions for you...what year is that restored Evinrude? '54, '55? Awesome looking and assume it purrs like a kitten based on it's looks?

Is that a gang symbol tossed across your door opener track or just drying some clothes?:cowboy: 

 

Thanks for being here and sharing your diverse interests. Truly enjoying your posts.

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The motor is a 1947 Evinrude Sportsman 2hp and is what they call a "Barn find". I stripped the motor down, Inspected, repaired and restored. The motor runs like new. The picture below is a before picture.The red rag was unintentionally left up there when I was working on the opener.

 

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2 hours ago, Monkey Paws said:

The motor is a 1947 Evinrude Sportsman 2hp and is what they call a "Barn find".

That is so cool. I really like your embellishment of polishing all the various parts vs repainting. Really makes a show-stopper out of it. I bet you get a lot of looks and inquires on that? Excellent restore.

Was just messing with you on the rag.:P

 

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16 hours ago, Stick486 said:

is there a staunch bylaw stashed away here someplace that shops must be spit shined before a picture(s) is/are taken and posted...

I sure hope not! :blink: 

9 hours ago, lew said:

I think there is rule that covers this :lol: :D

Dangnabit!!!  :705413577_PullingHair: 

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Nice shop paws.That 2HP Evinrude is cute but I doubt it would buck the tides here on the Merrimack river. Welcome to the forums.

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