Our last shop tour was right after we had moved down to Texas and got all of our tools placed where we *thought* we wanted them to go in our garage! Since then we've gained tools, gotten rid of tools, upgraded tools, and completely reorganized the space! We've had to do quite a bit of transitioning when it comes to our shop. When we lived in North Dakota and were just woodworking as a hobby and then selling custom work, our shop was set up COMPLETELY different than it is now.
It feels SO good to finally be able to say this after a LONG week of re-arranging, sweeping, lifting heavy tools, and building shop furniture… OUR SHOP IS FINALLY DONE!! As much as we wished we could just spend an entire month getting every single detail of this space EXACTLY the way we want it…we kind of had to knock it out as quickly as possible – and here’s why: Every week the shop isn’t finished and we’re not building….we’re not making money!! We quit our full time jobs f
Do you ever use certain tools and remember when you bought them? Like remembering what project you bought it for, or when your last one died at the most inconvenient time and you had to sprint out and buy the one you use now? Fine – it may sound kind of cheesy, but we have A LOT of memories and milestones associated with our tools that tell a story of how we started and when we decided to officially create our business. This taught us a big lesson on how to invest in tools wh