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I have invaded a bit more of my basement, I think I have over taken every inch that I can get. Pretty small but it works for me.
Working from left to right looking at my bench I have the following machines; Delta bandsaw, Skil belt/disc sander, Preformax spindle sander, drill press, Hitachi Scroll Saw.
The drill and belt/disc sander are from my dad, he was moving and gave me many of his woodworking tools. Both machines are older then I am, lol, but they still work.
I have a foot or more of space between all of the machines to work, more space around the drill press so that is where most of my “desk work” takes place

-- ----- www.KNWoodworking.com ----- --


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tooldad

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#1 posted 2026 days ago

Hey, welcome to LJ. I too taught middle school tech and woodworking. I found that clocks for the older kids were a great project. We did simple pen holders and cut out letters with a band and jig saw to make signs and practice layout and measuring. The older kids always had a blast with the CO-2 cars also. with the 7th graders I did a gumball machine, simple measuring, most could be done on a drill press and jig saw, then nailed together with hand brad nails. Not too bad when you get to teach your hobby as a career, isn’t it?

I have been teaching 10 years, how about you?

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Scott Bryan

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#2 posted 2026 days ago

That is a nice scroll saw that you have in your end of the shop. In addition to a lathe this is another tool that is on my wish list. as I have always wanted to learn how to use one of these.

You have a nice space in which to work. Thanks for the post. I enjoyed visiting your shop.

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

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8iowa

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#3 posted 2026 days ago

You have a niice start. I built my first project on the dining room table in a 1 BR appartment.

-- "Heaven is North of the Bridge"

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#4 posted 1404 days ago

Nice looking workshop.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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DonH

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#5 posted 1166 days ago

Looks like a great start to me – comfortable and pleasent place to pass some time! How is the shop expansion/development coming?

Don

-- DonH Orleans Ontario

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saproc

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#6 posted 804 days ago

nice ideas for jewelry you have

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