The joys of moving?

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I don’t know anyone who enjoys moving. And moving a shop can be especially difficult. But there are a few upsides.

Setting up a new shop can be an opportunity to create a better workflow, improve materials handling and storage systems and, best of all, find all those little things that have gotten lost during the years you were in the last workspace.

That chisel you’ve been looking for for years? Who would have imagined it could have worked its way into the kickspace under the radial arm saw cabinet? That nice block plane that disappeared turns out to have been hiding all this time behind the nail gun rack. And that special piece of burl you were saving for “just the right project” had somehow slipped behind the sheet goods storage.

Moving might be the only way to recover these lost treasures and, for once, the new shop will be clean.

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