Dream Shop In The Woods

Dream Shop In The Woods After years of leasing buildings that they had to turn into woodshops, Les Cizak and Harry Van Ornum applied lessons they had learned into building a shop from the ground up that was designed...
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  • Photo Gallery
  • Advice From Experts
  • Ideas You Can Use

Brizio Street Rods

Brizio Street Rods From the book, Hot Rod Garagesby Peter Vincent and Motorbooks. In 1971, 15-year-old Roy Brizio went to Los Angeles to spend the summer with family friend Dan Woods, who owned a hot rod...
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  • Story and Photos
  • Reggie Jackson's '41 Willys
  • 1933 Ford Victoria

Shop Tyme

Shop Tyme The orthopedic health specialist / woodworker behind this shop considers it a constant work in progress. Tyme (he goes by the single name) continues to tweak both the layout and contents...
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  • Huge Photo Gallery
  • Every Tool Imaginable
  • Project Plans You Can Use

Mountaintop Workshop

Mountaintop Workshop Larry Malohn needed some space. His previous workshop was in a cramped basement. And that was a step up from his first, a 200 sq.ft. room "with a cheap saw." So when the investment...
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  • Detailed Photo Gallery
  • Workshop Layout
  • Every Tool Imaginable

The Car Collector's Workshop

The Car Collector's Workshop The 4th garage on Gene Ponder's automotive compound is actually his workshop, or "Mechanic's Garage" located at the back of the estate. And it comes with a personal...
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  • Photo Gallery
  • 1 of 4 Garages
  • Ideas For Your Own

Adelmann's Engine

Adelmann's Engine If it’s an engine, Tom Porter’s interested. If it’s vintage speed stuff, doubly so. Porter still builds engines the old-school way, with a record-player-style...
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  • Shop Photos
  • Vintage Machinery
  • Shop History

Hot Rod Garage

Hot Rod Garage After 30 years of active collecting, Vern Tardel's workshop, located among the vineyards in the rolling countryside of Sonoma County, California, is now a masterpiece. There...
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  • Story of the Shop
  • Operations
  • Hot Rod Results

Just What The Doctor Ordered

Just What The Doctor Ordered Sam Daigle spent years pursuing his woodworking hobby wherever he could. That usually meant hauling a portable tablesaw onto the balcony of whatever apartment he was living in. In...
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  • Photo Gallery
  • Shop Floor Plan
  • Ideas You Can Use

John Hateley's Racing Refuge

John Hateley's Racing Refuge A brief excerpt from Motorcycle Dream Garages by Lee Klancher. Speed comes in all kinds of packages. Lion-hearted racers like Dick Mann hardheadedly smash race tracks into submission....
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  • Where To Buy The Book

A Shop That Works As a Time Machine

A Shop That Works As a Time Machine Nearly forty years after he bought it - and further decades since his mentor, Mathias Dahl, established it in the Handicraft Guild on Tenth Street in downtown Minneapolis - Robert Black's...
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  • The Shop's History
  • Detailed Photo Gallery
  • Artisans at Work

Waterfront Workshop

Waterfront Workshop Ned Thompson's wife Margo never liked the woodshop Ned kept for 23 years in their Portsmouth home's basement. Every time he cut something, sawdust would seep up through...
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  • Practical & Productive
  • Organized by Experience
  • Ideas You Can Borrow