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Listing #225   Listed on: 09/07/2006

Custom Wood Working

The first picture shows the main shop area. Through a door in the right side wall is my secondary shop. It is the same size and contains the spray room and main storage area. Raw wood and sheet goods as well as finished product are kept there.
Roll Away Tool Cart
Router Duplicator and W&H Knives
Machine Area and Dust Collection
Work Area Benches
Work Area and Storage
8d x 12w x 9h Drying Room
16d x 18w x 9h Spray Room
Whole Shop from Front
Cherry Entertainment Center
Center Detail of Entryway
Entryway with Cross Buck & Tombstone Panels
Corner Detail of Entryway
Company Name:   LRG WoodCrafting
Contact Name:   Leo G
Location:   Windsor Locks, CT  06096
Year Founded:   1997
Sq. Footage:   2,680
Employees:   1
Gross Sales:   100,000

Product Specialties:
    Architectural Millwork - Custom Millwork
    Architectural Millwork - Doors & Windows
    Architectural Millwork - General
    Architectural Millwork - Millwork Installer
    Architectural Millwork - Moldings
    Cabinets - Cabinet Installers
    Cabinets - Custom Cabinets
    Cabinets - General
    Cabinets - Kitchen & Bath Cabinets
    Cabinets - Residential Cabinetry
    Furniture - Custom Furniture
    Woodworking - General

Shop Equipment:
    Delta Rockwell - 3 pcs 3HP Shapers
    Other - Jet 3HP 15" Planer
    Delta Rockwell - 3HP 6 x 108 Oscillating Edge Sander
    Delta Rockwell - DJ 20 8" Jointer
    Delta Rockwell - 16 1/2" 3/4HP Drill Press
    Other - Self Made Router Duplicator
    Other - Bocsh 2HP 1613 EVS Router
    Other - Bosch 1 3/4HP Router
    Other - Bosch Trim Router
    Dewalt - 12v Drills & Saws
    Other - Jet 750 CFM Air Filter
    Other - W&H Molding Machine
    Other - Campbell Housfeld 11 CFM 60 Gal Compressor
    Kreg - Foreman Pneumatic Pocket hole machine
    Delta - 3HP 10" Unisaw
    Other - Onieda 2 1/2 HP Cyclone Dust Collector
    Other - Hitachi 8 1/2" slider chop saw
    Other - Hitachi 12" slider chop saw
    Other - 2pcs 18V Compact Lithium-Ion Drill
    Other - Kremlin 10-14 & MVX AIRMIX Gun
    Other - Jet 10" 3HP Unisaw
    Other - Bosch Colt Router
    Other - Bosch Barrel Grip Jigsaw
    Other - Paslode Gas Framer Gun
    Other - Paslode Gas 16ga Trim Gun
    Other - Senco 1/4" Crown Stapler
    Other - Senco 23ga Pin Nailer
    Other - Bostich 16ga Nail Gun

Viewer Comments:

Posted By: GC     [09/21/2006]
No windows?That would drive my guys nuts...more than they are already.How cold does it get inside in the winter months?

Posted By: brian     [09/23/2006]
Hi Leo,
looks like a nice set up. I'm interested in the spray booth setup. are those filters on bottom and what type of exhaust fan are you using. I'm looking to do something with my spray area. I'm in Sherman, CT.

Posted By: Leo     [09/25/2006]
Hey Brian,
The blue areas are filters. The ones I get are 3' x 9' and I use two of them. I am still testing this setup. I feel I can do better. The fan I have is pretty powerful. It is a 36" tubeaxial fan with a 3HP 3Ph motor. It draws 17,570 CFM (Grainger 7F864). I am thinking of adding more filters, maybe making the whole wall a filter area. If you wanted to come by and take a look, you can. The room is set up to be a semi downdraft booth. The intake filters are on the ceiling at the opposite side of the room. The air flows in a diagonal pattern downward. It works pretty well but has some turbulent spots. If you need more answers just ask.

Posted By: Dennis Y     [12/06/2006]
You bought yourself some real great equipment for the work that you do. They are fantastic by the way. Dust collection appears to be a challenge in your shop. I suggest a bigger dust collector (3hp)where several machines can group together inside your shop. The air filtration system works best right above your tablesaw or shaper/router tables.

Posted By: mike     [02/19/2007]
love thecherry ent center. i'm a one man shop in Q. how much did you charge? i'm tryin' to get a fix on pricing my own work. would appreciateany help.

Posted By: Leo     [02/19/2007]
Mike, if you want to discuss pricing use my email address, just click on my contact name at the top of the page.

Posted By: shup     [05/28/2008]
Nice setup Leo. Took a look at your home site and just wanted say you do some great work.


Posted By: Patty     [11/15/2008]
Leo, I am most impressed with the fine detail and amazing craftsmanship displayed by your quality work. Your talent and commitment to excellence really shows. Kudos to you for keeping the art of custom woodcrafting alive. You are a credit to the industry!

Posted By: Derek     [12/06/2008]
Leo, I enjoy the photos of the work you do. Influenced by Asher Benjamin?
Well Done.See ya around CT.

Posted By: Caiden     [06/24/2009]
Eat your heart out New Yankee Workshop!

Nice setup Leo, amazing work too!

Posted By: Larry Edgerton     [01/15/2012]
Very nice!

I am about to switch from Contracting/woodworking to just woodworking, getting too old to climb. I love working just in the shop, and I tried it a few years ago but had too many payments. My new shop/home complex is paid for, and most of my tools are paid off, so its about time to try it again. Looking forward to it, tired of competing with hacks and dealing with subcontractors.

I like the classics, and I'm sure that you get a bit more of that out east, but I learned long ago to just say "Yes I can" to projects that may not be what I want to do exactly. Can't always have a challange.

Nice work. Must have had a few hours in that entryway. Looks awesome.


Posted By: Kenneth Howald     [11/15/2012]
Very nice setup. You do beautiful work.

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