Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'setting up shop'

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Setting Up Shop #6: I Can Do That, Chapters 1 and 2

10-23-2011 05:09 PM by DylanC | 3 comments »

So, I’m (slowly) working on building up an arsenal of tools to begin my woodworking, and more often than I care to admit, I find myself browsing through the Grizzly catalog or some website, making a mental wish-list. Most of my time is spent contemplating how much I am willing to spend for a jointer/planer/bandsaw/etc. That’s when it hit me. I’ve started a few hobbies in my life that I never really pursued. Spent a lot of money with no results. For example, freshman y...

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setting up the new shop #1: clean out and arrange

10-01-2011 08:52 AM by thedude50 | 0 comments »

Yes the day was filled with moving as many items as i can out of the way to set the new shop up. I have half of the 2 car stall cleared out and a row of boxes stacked by the door. The table saw is in place as is the band saw chop saw and the osculating spindle sander my grinder is last on that wall. I am moving the Wood Rat to a different wall and will re mount it this weekend I have read several books on shop setup but don’t know if they helped me much i think they pointed out short Cu...

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The American Craftsman WorkShop #11: Shop Reorganization - Day 2

10-07-2009 04:20 PM by Todd A. Clippinger | 18 comments »

Getting Closer To Done I don’t think that a person is ever done with organizing the shop but I am getting close to done for this round of organization and resetting the shop. I finished my drywall repairs and painted the wall. I have 3 cans of old paint and all of them are marked “shop walls” but none of them match. My guess is that I did not have them labeled and at some point I opened them for identification, thought it looked like the shop wall color and marked it a...

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