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Here are some pictures of my shop.

-- http://www.facebook.com/pages/DSO-Designs/297237806954248


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CanadianWoodChuck

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#1 posted 02-01-2010 01:33 AM

Dave
Delta & I believe Rikon used to have shop layout programs on their websites which is a great way to figure out where equipment will fit the best without using paper cut outs. If that software is not available anymore I have some freeware that will do the same thing. Just let me know if you want/ need it. Bruce

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce) http://3dwoodworkingplans.com

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#2 posted 02-01-2010 01:52 AM

Good for you David! If you need a hand with something really awkward, I’m only about 10 minutes away.

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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#3 posted 02-01-2010 02:21 AM

David, I will be looking forward to seeing pictures of your shop.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#4 posted 02-01-2010 05:28 AM

Yea photos, Were are they Brad

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#5 posted 02-01-2010 08:35 AM

Would be nice to seeing some pictures.
Wish all the best and good luck!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#6 posted 01-10-2011 12:00 AM

Is the bench top and surrounding box for the SCMS for storing it out of the way, or dust collection? Looks intriguing.

Chad

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#7 posted 01-10-2011 12:07 AM

The box is a dust collection shroud. I cobbled it together from 1/4” hardboard and scraps of 1/2” baltic birch. There is a commercial plastic dust collection shroud in the bottom, and it is mounted on a french cleat system so it can slide to the left to cut angles. It works pretty good, I’d say captures 90% of the dust.

-- http://www.facebook.com/pages/DSO-Designs/297237806954248

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CanadianWoodChuck

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#8 posted 01-10-2011 01:11 AM

Dave that is the cleanest shop I have seen, I even zoomed in looking for sawdust – just can’t find any :) Looks like a great use of the space.

-- Wood Chuck (Bruce) http://3dwoodworkingplans.com

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#9 posted 01-10-2011 01:24 AM

David, this is a pretty nice looking shop that you have to work in. It looks to be well organized and, between the window and the glass in the garage door, it looks like you get quite a bit of natural light in there. Your miter saw station looks pretty good. I have come to appreciate putting the saw below the bench, as you have done. This frees up the bench for other uses when the saw is idle. In my shop I built extension wings for the saw and these tend to eat up quite a bit of real estate.

Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed taking a tour of your shop.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#10 posted 01-10-2011 02:08 AM

Great lookin shop! I really like that Makita CMS. My older version of it has and continues to work perfectly. Looks like an efficient layout too.
Later, BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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Brad_Nailor

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#11 posted 01-10-2011 04:22 AM

Thanks everyone. I like the SCMS station, but it does eat up alot of real estate in a small shop. I wish they had the new BOSCH articulating SCMS when I purchased the Makita…I mean I love the Makita, but the BOSCH would work better in a smaller shop. The dust hood for the SCMS was “engineered” on the fly as I built it. It didnt have the MDF wings at first and a lot of dust got out (which I promptly swept up…Bruce!) I added the wings and now I get really great DC and it seems to have increased the suction a little. I could have compromised a little and moved the table saw closer to the garage door, but I wanted to be able to work with at least a 6 foot long piece of wood with the door closed. I have been working on tweaking the shop so much, and remodeling my bathroom, I haven’t even really had a chance to attempt a serious project yet….

-- http://www.facebook.com/pages/DSO-Designs/297237806954248

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#12 posted 01-10-2011 05:16 AM

Nice looking shop you have there, I like the out feed on the TS, and the dust hood around the MS. Way to go, and keeping the dust cleaned up is great, hope I can do as good of a job when my shop is finished. Steve in Oregon

-- Steve in Oregon,

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#13 posted 04-29-2011 05:42 AM

Nice looking shop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 09-09-2012 10:55 AM

Gr8 shop. Loads o fun waiting in there.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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