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A short video of the Nameplate I had VPRO make for my Stevens Dockyard Engine.

Also, I went to an Estate Sale this morning and bought a Computer Desk and a Tripod for $40. I repurposed the Computer Desk for my workspace in the Steam Cave. And I spent most of the day reorganizing some of my “Steam Stuff”

https://youtu.be/9-GaftObBFE

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A fine nameplate for the Dockyard engine Charlie, & the computer desk looks exactly right in the steam Den.
Bruce
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The nameplate looks just right and the desk makes for a nice upgrade to your workspace - well done on both.
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Great nameplate, engine, and work station. You've hit the Trifecta!

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A nice work space is a treasured thing, Charlie. Looks like you've gained space and shelving as well.

The nameplate looks right nice with that beauty of an engine. Vpro does great work.
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Thanks for all of the nice feedback.

The desk is very well made and, most importantly, it fit in the space (48" L x 20" D).  Previouosly, I had a small fold up plastic top table.

The bonus was that I was also able to re-purpose the keyboard tray for additional storage.  The problem with the keyboard tray was that it had no back on it.  So, I made one out of a couple of 1x2 blocks and some bits of moulding that I had in my "surplus".  I think the moulding came out of a neighbors trash bin.  8)

I also made one other improvement to the space which I will show once I have re-positioned some engines.

I am escaping the heat this week (it was 100F yesterday with a 118F heat index and heading out for a week to the mountains of New Mexico to attend the annual Santa Fe  Indian Market (link below) and for a few days of fly fishing with my wife on the San Juan River.

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That's really a nice one you have running there Charlie .... and yes David does do really nice work.

That plate augments your engine beautifully!!!
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David does make very professional looking nameplates, looks great!
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Thank you Daniel and Phillip. 

I have a new addition to the collection for which I hope to get a nameplate made soon.    ::)

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I have a new addition to the collection for which I hope to get a nameplate made soon.    ::)

And what might that be  ;D
Nick

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I have a new addition to the collection for which I hope to get a nameplate made soon.    ::)

And what might that be  ;D

"Patience you must have my young Padawan".

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That engine is really nice, Charlie, and the desk works really well.

Ya done good!
Bob

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A very nice looking nameplate...and nice little piece of added workspace you´ve acquired, by repurposing that desk Charlie  :)
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Thank you for the feedback Bob and Jan.

I am really enjoying my new work table and I have managed to fill up all of the shelves.

In the next couple weeks, I will film and post an updated workshop tour video. I have made a few additional enhancements to the workshop. 🤠

 

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