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Blog series by GaryK updated 1702 days ago 3 parts 27282 reads 44 comments total

Part 1: The 10 minute tour of my workshop

1702 days ago by GaryK | 16 comments »

Well, since everyone seems to be doing a tour of their shop I thought I would give one of my own. I am going to do it in three parts. 1. The main shop. – 10 minutes2. The dust collection system – 5 minutes3. And real quick tour of the attic and office – 3 minutes First let me tell you, I am not a videographer so don’t expect to see anything real exciting of fancy. Enjoy

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Part 2: The dust collection system

1702 days ago by GaryK | 15 comments »

I think that I have kind of a unique dust collection system so I did a separate video on just it. What makes it different from most is that I built it under the concrete slab. I was able to do this because I designed and built the shop from the ground up for just being a wood shop. I wanted to do this for a couple of reasons. the first and foremost is not to have a bunch of pipes all over the walls and across the floor. I put pipes under the concrete going across the floor from left to ...

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Part 3: The attic and office

1702 days ago by GaryK | 13 comments »

This is just to show some of the things that you can do when you design your own shop. I knew that I wanted storage in the attic so I had the roof trusses designed with an opening in the middle. I basically told them the span (24 feet), and the pitch (the same as the house) and they designed the biggest possible opening in the middle or the truss. It came out to 9 feet wide by 5’10” high. With a shop length of 40 feet that gave me 360 sq/ft for storage. I also wanted a small...

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