|Workshop by Tim Kindrick||posted 07-31-2011 03:11 AM||1997 reads||0 times favorited||11 comments|
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I guess you can say that I live in my shop, literally!!! I couldn’t afford to build a shop because I’m on a limited disability income so I removed the wall between my two bedrooms and made a shop in them. My living room was big enough to set my bed up, I’m single and I don’t get visitors so it’s not really a problem. What was a problem was that the bedrooms are only 9 feet wide so it got crowded very fast. This year I decided to switch it up and move my shop into the living room and “live” in the bedrooms so I moved my big screen tv and everything else into there. This was a vast improvement and gave me the space I needed to set up shop.
This workshop isn’t anything special. It’s just a place for me to tinker and provides a much needed hobby to distract me from my spinal injuries.
My table saw is an old Ryobi from the 70’s with a sliding miter table on one end and a router table extension on the other.
A small Ryobi bandsaw.
A Ryobi planer.
A Delta VS 6” benchtop jointer.
A Delta 1” x 30” stationary sander with a 6” disc.
An 8” Ryobi bench grinder.
I cheap 1/2hp drill press.
A Ryobi miter saw.
A Craftsman professional router with a plunge, fixed and D-handle base.
A Ridgid Palm router.
A cheap oak work bench from Harbor Freight.
A Porter-Cable pancake compressor with a 1/4” crown stapler, a brad nailer and a finish nailer.
A pin nailer from Harbor Freight.
An HVLP sprayer from HF.
A Husky paint sprayer.
A Porter-Cable bisquit joiner.
An electric Porter-Cable hand planer.
An electric Dewalt hand planer.
Every 18 volt tool that Ryobi makes.
A Milwaukee VS random orbital sander.
Craftsman Shop Vac.
Sears Scroll Saw.
Future tool needs:
Dust collection system
New 6” jointer, mine has bearing problems
and lots more…. you can never have enough clamps or tools!!!!!!!
AND LOTS OF SHOP CATS!!!!!!
-- I have metal in my neck but wood in my blood!!