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What’s in the workshop today:

Delta 10” contractors saw 36-979 with Biesemeyer fence
Delta 13” Planer 22-580
Bosch 12” Compound sliding miter saw
Harbor Freight 2HP Dust Collections System w/ Thien Baffle MOD and Wynn Filter
—Nearly completed router table with Freud 2-1/4HP router (waiting on the finish to dry)
POS Floor standing Drill Press wired with a 240V 3 Phase Allen Bradley Variable Frequency Drive.


This site under construction

-- Chunk's Workshop pictures: http://spadfest.rcspads.com/thumbnails.php?album=135


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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 1775 days ago

Chumky, how about posting some pcitures of your shop when you get the opportunity?

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

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ChunkyC

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#2 posted 1775 days ago

Right now the w.s. is one big ole pile of wok and not much shop. I’m going to be working on getting it whipped into shape over the snowy months. I need to patch some drywall and start making cabinets. I’ve got a layout that I think that I can work with. Now that I have a new TS, I have a height for base cabinets (some double as out feed tables.) Just need to get a few other projects out of the way and it’s off to the races!

Chunk

-- Chunk's Workshop pictures: http://spadfest.rcspads.com/thumbnails.php?album=135

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Splinterman

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#3 posted 1775 days ago

Hey Chunmky,
Post some progress pic’s…......we dont mind.

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ChunkyC

856 posts in 1860 days


#4 posted 1763 days ago

Update my workshop w/ a couple of photos.

cc

-- Chunk's Workshop pictures: http://spadfest.rcspads.com/thumbnails.php?album=135

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 1763 days ago

Chunk, your shop has a lot of potential. Having a window in there is a since it admits natural light to your shop. I like the sled that you have built for your planer. I thought about building one of those, especially when I have been frustrated with the way my jointer was performing. But simply have not gotten around to it. It is a good idea though.

You are in the exciting part of setting up shop. The space is wide open and you can put whatever cabinetry and shop fixtures that you want to in there. Keep us posted on the updates that you do to the shop. These are interesting to follow.

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

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ChunkyC

856 posts in 1860 days


#6 posted 1762 days ago

Thanks for the comments. The window also opens so I get a nice fresh supply of air. I love windows in a shop. Thanks God for walk out basements! Actually the bottom of that window is about 6” above grade. That’s where the yard starts to fall away.

It’s funny because I had a layout all figured out until it all changed once I started reading about Dust Collectors. Then I start reading about the Thien’s Baffle mod to dust collectors and starting hearing some positives about, dare I say it, Harbor Freight Dust Collectors. Now I’m no fan of HF, and I’m usually the first on that will take the mickey out of you for even suggesting a HF. But I got to say that the HF dust collector with Thien’s Baffle and the Wynn filter is a pretty slick setup, oh and the $139.99 coupon for the DC didn’t hurt any either.

So needless to say, the shop layout has changed from originally planned but that’s what it’s all about!

Chunk

-- Chunk's Workshop pictures: http://spadfest.rcspads.com/thumbnails.php?album=135

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dbhost

5378 posts in 1837 days


#7 posted 1753 days ago

Okay NOW I need to go home and see if my DC is still in my shop!

As far as shop layout changing. Yeah that is sort of the way it goes…

Glad you are happy with the HF DC / Wynn / Thien combo. Very hard to beat bang for the buck wise…

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1752 days ago

Nice shop

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Beginningwoodworker

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#9 posted 1352 days ago

Nice looking shop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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Angela

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#10 posted 1279 days ago

Your shop is looking great. Thanks for sharing your shop and all of your shop projects. I also like what you did with the table saw blade guard.
I hope all that dust in the DC bag is before you added the Thien Baffle.
Thanks
Angela

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Roger

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#11 posted 1097 days ago

very nice shop. I really like what you did with the DC at the table saw. How does that HF DC do with all that piping, and with the baffle added in??? thnx.

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

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ChunkyC

856 posts in 1860 days


#12 posted 1056 days ago

New Delta 14” Band Saw 28-475X w/ Kreg Fence.

c

-- Chunk's Workshop pictures: http://spadfest.rcspads.com/thumbnails.php?album=135

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Lance

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#13 posted 1056 days ago

NICE!!!! I can’t wait to get a BS

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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