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Blog series by airfieldman updated 561 days ago 2 parts 3054 reads 3 comments total

Part 1: Initial Setup (a.k.a. P5 proof of concept)

565 days ago by airfieldman | 3 comments »

For those who aren’t familiar with P5, it stands for “Proper Planning, Prevents Poor Performance.” I don’t plan much. I want to, but mostly I just jump in with both feet and course correct as I go along. In this case I am hoping to someday build a seperate woodshop. With that in mind, I set up shop in my tiny 1 car garage. A garage built in 1942. 10’ x 20’...I wish! Closer to 10’ x 15’. Plus, the ceiling is less than 8’ high, eliminatin...

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Part 2: Tool Placement

561 days ago by airfieldman | 0 comments »

As I said, I started with just putting my tools in. I didn’t think “work flow”. I didn’t think “convenience”. I did think about space for in/out-feed. I can’t tell you how many times I’ve had to move stuff. And since none of my tools at the time were “mobile” it was a PITA for sure. I stumbled onto the article by Matthew Teague “Smart Shop in a One-Car Garage” which helped a lot. In fact, I ended up with a layout very ...

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