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The Tool Cave

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Location: Japan, roughly zone 9b - wet and warm climate
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You stand at the entrance of a dark cave. Lighting a torch you can see inside. There are shelves with tools and boards of wood. It looks like some kind of workshop, but it is dark... and dank.

You are in the Tool Cave.

I needed a work space and a place to keep my tools and wood. I had a storage outbuilding. I have pseudo converted it into a workshop. There is no power, and the front door is a pull down shutter, no wall. So it is not fully enclosed except when the shutter is up. I ran lights but they need to plug into the house via extension cord. I am actually still in the process of removing all of the previous occupants (mostly decaying junk), but it is usable most of the day. It's a place to work as long as it's not too cold, too hot, or too buggy. In the future I might convert it from the Tool Cave into the Man Cave of Tooliness, or something like that. If I have the time and skills to do all the work.

I'll update this thread occasionally with some of my workshop improvements. I do 90% or more hand tool woodworking and am using the woodworking BBs as an excuse to expand my skill set.

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