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The New Man Cave
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Wisconsin, United States
Member Since: March 17, 2009
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Posted: Saturday, April 09, 2011 - 06:08 PM UTC
Here's a few photos of my new Man Cave. This is what has kept me from any modeling since the start of the year, but it's been worth it. No more working in the cold, dank, dimly-lit basement.
I count myself very very lucky indeed that I have enough space for such a project and that my wife is supportive of letting me have it!
Workbench area:


Reading/Sitting Area:

Now I just need to get some art for the walls!
No more excuses for me, now!
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Alaska, United States
Member Since: January 06, 2006
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Posted: Sunday, April 10, 2011 - 12:39 AM UTC

Wow! I'm just gonna avoid the rush and start hating you now . Seriously though, that is one awesome setup that you have going! It certainly looks as though it was worth the wait. Very well organized from the looks of it. Whereas my own modeling area looks as though I got rather careless with a grenade......
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Utah, United States
Member Since: February 15, 2008
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Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 07:54 AM UTC
Congratulations Tom, very nice space and looks like a great place to go build.
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Wisconsin, United States
Member Since: February 03, 2009
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Posted: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 08:39 AM UTC
Posters above the desk would really add alot. I littered mine with the huge squadron magazine. Whenever I look up, I feel like I am in a willy wonka factory of tamiya and dragon.

I am sure there are some nicer posters you could get and place around the room. Don't know if that is an option but my thoughts.

Awsome space btw
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Indiana, United States
Member Since: July 31, 2003
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Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 10:39 AM UTC
Looks great. As for Art for the walls..... Might i suggest Finding cool pics in the internet, saving them to you computer, turn them to black and white, get them printed as 8x10s at walmart/CVS/walgreens.... Then go to Target and get some nice frames (15-20$max). And there you have it.... My wife suggested that for my office and i must say gives a cool and nostalgic feel.

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Wisconsin, United States
Member Since: July 29, 2010
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Posted: Thursday, April 21, 2011 - 01:57 PM UTC
a nice long panoramic photo would look good over the mahogony display case
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Arkansas, United States
Member Since: June 29, 2009
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Posted: Friday, April 22, 2011 - 12:56 AM UTC
I'd give my right eye for flooring like that. No carpet monster there.
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South Australia, Australia
Member Since: April 26, 2008
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Posted: Saturday, April 23, 2011 - 05:30 PM UTC
nice man cave its always good to have a dedicated area an not having to work on the kitchen table and pack up after every session

yep lino flooring rocks . much better for keeping the carpet monster at bay.

a tip for players out there with carpet under their work benches. i put down cardboard under and around my desk to mke sure when i dropped the smalles conceivable piece in the kit i would be able to find it again .that was at my old place. my new place has a lino floor under my desk.

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North Carolina, United States
Member Since: December 24, 2007
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Posted: Sunday, April 24, 2011 - 01:16 PM UTC
Tom, nice mancave should be nice with those nice long winter you have up there.