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My up-and-coming basement workshop in South Bend, Indiana.

Workshop Inventory (adapted from the shop inventory posted by Christopher Schwarz)
As of September 2009:

1.Steel City (35618) 3 HP cabinet table saw with 50” industrial fence
2.Powermatic (PJ-882HH) 8” parallelogram jointer with helical head
3.Rockwell (28-243) 14” band saw
4.Delta (17-950L) 17” drill press
5.Steel City (40250) 15” planer
6.Powermatic (PM1300) dust collector
7.Powermatic (PM1200) air filtration
8.Dewalt (DW703) 10” compound miter saw
9.Delta (23-86) 8” bench grinder
10.Delta (40-540) scroll saw

Hand-Held power tools:
1.Milwaukee (6268-21) 6.5 amp top handle jig saw
2.Makita (4304) variable-speed jig saw
3.Skil (HD77M-22) Mag 77 7 ¼-inch worm drive circular saw
4.Porter-Cable (347) 7 ¼” circular saw
5.Porter-Cable (PC-690LR) 11 amp 1 ¾ amp fixed-base router mounted in router table
6.Porter-Cable (PC-690LR) router with edge guide
7.Milwaukee (0303-20) 8 amp ½-inch drill
8.Lamello Top10 biscuit joiner
9.Bosch (PR20EVSK) Colt Palm Grib 5.7 Amp 1-Horsepower Fixed Base Variable Speed Router with Edge Guide
10.Bosch (PS20-2A) 12-volt max lithium-ion pocket driver
11.Bosch (PS20-2) 10.8-volt lithium-ion pocket driver
12.Bosch (PS40-2A) 12-volt max lithium-ion impact driver
13.Bosch (PS30-2A) 12-volt max 3/8-inch drill driver
14.Rotozip (RZ25-1100) drywall router 5.5 amp 30,000 RPM spiral saw
15.Ryobi (RS241) 5-inch palm grip random orbital sander
16.Bosch (3283DVS) 5-inch 2.3- amp variable-speed random orbital sander
17.Makita (BO4552) finishing sander
18.Dewalt (D26441K) 2.4 amp orbital ¼ sheet sander
19.Porter-Cable sander (343K) 5-inch random orbit sander
20.Porter-Cable 2-HP 6 gallon oil-free pancake air compressor with brad nailer, finish nailer, and crown stapler

Router bits:
1.MLCS (8377) 15-piece router bit set with carbide tipped, ½-inch shank: 4 straight bits (3/16”, ¼”, ½”, ¾”), round over bit (3/8”), cove bit (½”), roman ogee bit (5/32”), 45 degree chamfer bit, flush trim bit (½”), rabbeting bit (3/8”), dovetail bit (½” x 14 degree), V-groove bit (3/8”), hinge mortising bit (½”), panel pilot bit (¼”), round nose bit (¼”)
2.Freud (88-104) 4 Piece Plus Router Bit Set with ¼” Shank: ½” flush trim bit, ¼” straight bit, 1 1/16” roman ogee bit, 1 1/4” beading bit with extra bearing
3.Whiteside biscuit joining router bit with 3 bearings, 1 ½” diameter, ½” shank

Hand planes:
1.Lie-Nielsen low-angle block plane
2.Lie-Nielsen low-angle jack plane
3.Lie-Nielsen tongue and groove plane
4.Lie-Nielsen scrub plane
5.Stanley No. 3 smoothing bench plane
6.Stanley No. 5 ½ jack plane
7.Stanley No. 220 block plane
8.Stanley No. 71 large router plane
9.Stanley No. 191 rabbet plane
10.Wooden jointer plane
11.Wooden coffin smoother
12.Wooden large shoulder plane
13.Wooden moving fillister plane
14.Wooden fore plane
15.Wooden jack plane
16.Krenov-Finck style smoother with Hock blade
17.H. N. T. Gordon & Co. wooden ½” shoulder plane
18.Slater large infill shoulder plane

Saws and Sawblades
1.Lie-Nielsen dovetail saw, 15 ppi, filed rip
2.Lie-Nielsen carcase saw, 14 ppi, filed crosscut
3.Bridge City Tool Works (JS-4) flush cut saw, 32 ppi
4.Bridge City Tool Works (JS-5) 6” dozuki saw
5.Fret saw
6.Forrest (WW10407125) Woodworker II 10-Inch 40 Tooth ATB .125” Kerf
7.Freud (D208) 8-inch dado set

1.Robert Sorby bevel-edge chisels: ¼”, ½”, 5/8”, ¾”, 1”
2.Robert Sorby mortise chisel:1/8”

Layout tools
1.Veritas dovetail markers: 1:6, 1:8
2.Starrett 12-inch combination square
3.Starrett 4-inch sliding rule square
4.Starrett 6-inch dividers
5.Starrett dial calipers
6.Set of french curves

Percussive tools
1.Rubber mallet
2.Shop-made maple mallet
3.Ball peen hammer
4.Plane adjusting hammer
5.Framing claw hammer
6.Non-marring mallet

Marking Tools
1.Czech Edge marking knife
2.Tite-mark, extra long

Drilling and Boring
1.Bit and brace
2.Set of Irwin spade bits: 3/8”, 7/16”, 5/8”, ¾”, 7/8”, 1”, 1 1/8”, 1 ½”
3.Instybits pilot and countersink bit set for No. 8 screws
4.Forstner bits: ¼”, 3/8”, ½”, ¾”, 7/8”, 1”, 1¼”
5.Lee Valley brad point bit set (5/64” to ½” in 1/64” increments)
6.Kreg Pocket Hole System
7.Miller Dowel Joinery System, MiniX
8.Miller Dowel Joinery System, 1X
9.Rockler 82-degree ½” countersink

1.Jet doubleheader bar clamps: 2 24”, 4 36”
2.Bessey K Body REVO fixed jaw parallel clamps: 2 24”
3.Bessey K Body fixed jaw parallel clamps: 2 24”
4.Assorted pipe clamps: 3
5.Jorgenson No. 2 hand screw

1.Stanley Surform (21-295) flat file regular cut blade
2.Stanley Surform pocket rasp
3.Nicholson coarse rasp

1. Various phillips head, flat head, and square drive screwdrivers

1.Norton coarse grit silicon carbide flattening stone
2.Norton 220/1000 grit combination waterstone
3.Norton 4000/8000 grit com combination waterstone
4.Veritas Mk. II honing guide with camber roller assembly
5.Veritas leather strop and honing compound
6.Two Cherries carbide burnisher

3.Bench brush
4.Putty knife
5.Hemp string for measuring diagonals
6.Rockler taper jig
7.Tenoning jig
8.Wixey digital angle gauge
9.Card scraper
10.Shop-made crosscut sled
11.Hearing protection
13.Safety glasses

3 comments so far

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#1 posted 02-11-2008 06:42 PM

Looking forward to seeing some pictures.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 02-11-2008 08:35 PM

I agree with Gary’s comment. I really enjoy seeing how other woodworkers operate.

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

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#3 posted 08-08-2010 05:05 AM

Thats a nice shop, Jay.

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