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{My Favorite Things In The Shop} – Useful Tools

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Ive received an email or two or three… over the years about some of my favorite tools in the shop.  While these pics arent necessarily tools (power tools i guess) – they are some of my most used, cant live without shop tools.  There are of course so many more tools i use on a daily basis depending on the task at hand, but these are used the most. …………………….. In no particular order… My most favorite primer ever tinted to a dark brown.  I talked about this product and why i use it here. Paint decks from Sherwin Williams and Ben Moore – you can pick these up for about $10 a piece – or free if your nice like me ;) Tack cloths – i use these every day.  After sanding down furniture these are perfect for cleaning up all that dust.  Especially important if you want to […]

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{Moving Shop} – back home again and what i know now


Lots of word here!  Sorry i have been gone so long and then write this big ol book! Well, after a long couple months of going back and forth, we finally decided to move my shop back home again.  I have been renting a shop for the last year that was about 5 minutes away from my house and approx 1500 sq ft.  The space was beyond awesome, but being away from home and paying rent sucks! (Packing up!!) I have learned so much over the past year about what i thought i wanted for my business, and if i never made the decision to rent the shop last year i wouldn’t know what i know now.  My plans have totally changed. About a year and a half ago when i was working from my garage, i dreamed of having my own store one day.  I wanted a quaint little shop filled […]

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{My new shop space}


I have gotten lots of emails lately about where I do my painting and how I turned by hobby into a business.  Well, im working on a post about how I started my business but I wanted to show you pics of my new shop space. I officially moved out of my garage 2 months ago into a working shop that is super close to home (6 minutes to be exact) and I cant say enough how much I love it!!  Its so nice having my work away from home and being able to leave “work” at work.  It was a big step to start paying rent, but its so worth it :) So, the outside is nothing fancy.  In fact it’s a big ugly blue tin building that has seen better days.  But it works and its easy for people to spot!  Im the very last door – the […]

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