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Hi my name is Dan and I am new to the forum. I am looking for floorplans to creat a workshop area. I have had a 20X20 two story building constructed but not sure how to lay out the shop itself. Any direction will be appreciated.
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post #2 of 3 Old 03-19-2008, 03:04 AM
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Why don't you layout your building and equipment to scale and start placing them where you think they might be best suited for the work you are going to do? I use the scale of 3/4" = 1' whenever possible. That way, 1/16" will equal 1", and you can figure down to the inch of how much floor space a piece will take up. Your shop floor print will be 15" X 15". A 5 foot work bench will be 3 3/4", etc. You should be able to place your tools exactly where you want them.
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Hey Dan, Wish I had some advice for ya on this subject. I have about the same amount of space as you, well maybe a bit smaller (15+15). I'm still trying to figure out how to lay everything out to benefit me the most. I'm getting tired of moving everything when I need to use something particular.

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