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The center piece of my shop is my Table saw station which I built 4years ago after getting back into woodworking after closing my business in 2012 (that’s another story for another time) I purchased a Jet contactor saw off of Craig’s list and designed my station. I just recently moved to a home with a double car garage last march so I have much more room. I’m constantly improving and organizing it, which I’m sure we all do. Right now I have a Ridgid 12” planner, Craftsman 6” jointer, Delta 12” drill press, Rikon 10” band saw, Cambell Hausfeld 55 gal air compressor, Wen air filtration system and harbor freight dust collector with chip separator. I just ordered a Laguna C-Flux 2 HP dust collector which I’ve being dreaming about for a long time. I’ll post pictures once it’s all set up.


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cmmyakman

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#1 posted 03-01-2018 06:06 PM

Your shop is neat as a pin – I’m envious. Much to like, but in particular I think the assembly table is pretty sweet.

-- You can't fail if you don't give up.

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Jwhite2418

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#2 posted 03-01-2018 06:37 PM

Thank you for comment cmmyakman, It’s of course it’s a Ron Paulk knock off with some influences from jay Bates.
Works out well

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AwlThat

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#3 posted 03-02-2018 01:13 AM

I love the table saw station. It definitely is the centerpiece.

To start my new venture in the woodworking hobby, I was going to buy a new table saw but it looks like I’ll have to hang on to the hand-me-down Craftsman for a while. As a result, I want to build a station that I can add a decent fence system to. I don’t want to get too extravagant if I end up with a new table saw at some point. But if I were to get extravagant, it would be to this degree.

That is a beautiful piece of shop furniture, JWhite.

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moke

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#4 posted 03-02-2018 05:45 PM

Very nice…..great space….good tools….great place to hang out!

-- Mike

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a1Jim

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#5 posted 03-02-2018 06:06 PM

Welcome to Ljs
That’s one fine looking shop you have nice and organized and neat as a pin, thanks for sharing it with us.

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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GR8HUNTER

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#6 posted 03-03-2018 04:08 AM

very nice shop….. looks to be good lights and dust collection….. i know that jointers good (like mine) your shop helper looks comfy also…..... Welcome 2 LJ’s …...GREAT SHOP :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 03-03-2018 10:13 PM

You have a very nice shop and some fine equipment. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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Rayne

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#8 posted 03-04-2018 05:18 PM

Great layout for your shop. Yours is probably the closest, general garage layout I’ve seen to mine. I’ve been struggling to find ways to make it flow better until I saw yours. I’m going to be experimenting a similar layout today. Do you feel like you’re crammed in any way? Thanks for posting and welcome to LJ.

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mbs

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#9 posted 03-05-2018 02:22 AM

Great use of space. I like your home made storage stations.

-- Sorry the reply is so long. I didn't have time to write a short reply.

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woodworm

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#10 posted 03-05-2018 06:44 AM

Another neat and well organized shop.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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myxology

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#11 posted 03-19-2018 01:04 PM

I think I have the same table saw you have. The fence system looks just like mine, though it looks like you attached some sides to the fence. I love your tablesaw station. I don’t suppose you have plans for that? I had made the one Art Mulder made (Words n Wood) but I had problems with the 2×4 on the front twisting. I’ve been considering other options since.

You’ve got a great looking shop. Thanks for sharing!

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richimage

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#12 posted 03-22-2018 01:36 AM

Nice use of space… I posted a review a while back on upgrading the venerable HF dust collector – make it two-stage, upgrade the impeller, etc. – here is the link: http://lumberjocks.com/reviews/8354#first-new. (you may have to search the reviews or cut and paste this link, as it doesn’t seem to allow hyperlinks here). Check it out – this has worked great for me, and saved me some serious bucksickles. One big plus on my setup is I can just exhaust outside, although that means heating new air – TANSTAAFL applies.

Richimage

-- "Women are like modern paintings. You can't enjoy them if you try to understand them." Farrokh Bulsara (Freddie Mercury)

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Yeti

38 posts in 1936 days


#13 posted 03-22-2018 01:09 PM

As others have already mentioned, Great layout of your given space. I especially like how you have your dust collection and has given me a few ideas to possibly move forward with my own. Currently just have a Rigid shop vac.
Thanks for sharing!

-- Tom

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pottz

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#14 posted 06-12-2018 04:30 PM

that is one nice shop well layed out and organized.some will make fun of a clean wood shop but i like it that way,much more efficient and safe.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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