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Wood Wisdom-Video Blog #6: Shop Tour 8.16.2008

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Blog entry by Woodshopfreak posted 2196 days ago 1700 reads 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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You might have watched Teenage Wood Workers Shop Tour update and I thought that would be a great idea so I did one my self just really quickly and here is the video for it.


-- Tyler, Illinois



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Betsy

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#1 posted 2196 days ago

Looks like a nice shop Tyler. You are certainly more organized than I ever hope to be. Thanks for sharing.

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#2 posted 2195 days ago

very nice shop

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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#3 posted 2195 days ago

LOL. Very funny betsy. Trust me as soon as I start a project my shop doesn’t look like this. :)

-- Tyler, Illinois

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#4 posted 2195 days ago

Whew!

-- Like a bad penny, I keep coming back!

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#5 posted 2195 days ago

Looks great, Tyler! Excellent work on the dust collection system…great addition.

Thanks for the video.

-- Patrick, Chicago, IL http://www.TenonAndSpline.com/blog

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#6 posted 2195 days ago

Nice shop Tyler, how big is your shop?

Thanks for the post

Callum

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#7 posted 2195 days ago

Callum my shop is about 12×13 or so. It’s a bit small but I surely have cranes a lot of stuff in it haha. The big downside of my shop is that I can only handle about five foot boards on my table saw and even less on my other machines. This is okay for me now but I wish it was a bit bigger to do larger things.

-- Tyler, Illinois

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#8 posted 2194 days ago

very nice shop, just a bit of advise, store your hand planes on there side to protect the blade.good luck and have fun.

-- Roper - Master of sawdust- www.roperwoodturning.com

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#9 posted 2194 days ago

Roper thanks for the advice. I have heard that before I think but never really did it because the plane I have is a very old one and isn’t good for doing much. I’ll start doing that though. Thanks

-- Tyler, Illinois

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#10 posted 2194 days ago

nice video tyler. what kind of music are u into? favorite bands?

-- check out my amazing woodburning , Pat

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#11 posted 2194 days ago

How is that tablesaw working when it comes to hard and heavy wood?

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#12 posted 2193 days ago

Anthrax I listen to a lot of music but mostly like pop rock and hip hop those sort of things. I really like One Republic, The Fray, and Coldplay. I don’t really like Heavy metal though lol, I know that you do :)

Corey My table saw is okay I guess it works pretty much flawlessly on 3/4 inch and under even on really dense woods as long as you have a good sharp blade. 1 inch and higher I change my blade to a ripping blade because otherwise my saw will bog down and burn like crazy and set off the fire alarms. ha ha. All and all I’m glad I made the purchase because it is a perfect size, if I need to cut things big it can cut up to 32 inches with the extension wings out, and it has pretty good power for its class of saw. If I could fit one in my shop I would save up for a long time and get the saw stop contractor version but there just isn’t a way to put that big of saw in my shop. My dad refuses to give up more of our already small basement. loll. O well it works for now and I can always get a bigger saw later on down the road.

-- Tyler, Illinois

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#13 posted 2186 days ago

Thats a nice shop, Tyler.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#14 posted 2117 days ago

nice dust collection. good work

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#15 posted 2049 days ago

great blog. i saw what you meant about the DC, even if it was only on for a second. I like the ipod cover idea. looks simple and effective. you keep a clean shop. thanks for the update tour.

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