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3.Typical workshop space available to amateur woodworkers

schiller average house size

The fragment on the left is taken from Robert J Shiller, an economist at Yale University. The data comes originally from the United States census, but the actual source is not cited. This is an area that I will continue work on, because it is important, when considering the space in the home dedicated to a workshop.


(Source: Robert J Schiller, "Long-Term Perspectives on the Current Boom in Home Prices", Economist's Voice March 2006, page 6.)

Will cover this in greater detail, but note briefly the post-WW II housing boom resulted in the "attached two-car garage", a spot homeowners soon discovered was perfect for a homeworkshop. 

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