Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'shop'

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Building the Ultimate Garage Woodshop #9: DONE!

11-05-2015 05:46 AM by Blake | 16 comments »

Pretty much done. Obviously there is a long list of finishing touches that I will be working on throughout the winter. But after about 3 years its finally a woodshop. And an art studio. And a ton of storage. And a built-in laundry. And remember that I was able to fit this all into a one car garage. One of my goals, other than to have a kick ass work space, was to show what was possible in a one car garage. I wanted to be a bit of an inspiration to other woodworkers who don’t have ...

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Shop Remodel #1: The Fiery Pits of Hell

11-03-2015 11:47 PM by bearkatwood | 10 comments »

So I got a wild hair when I was cleaning up my table saw. But first a little background, I have been trying to clean up my shop and make it presentable for pictures and videos. I have been woodworking for 16+ years and I feel confident that I could teach. So I thought the logical place for me to start would be some on-line videos and see where it went from there. It is a slow and arduous process to take a woodworking shop that has been used for years as a factory of furniture making and turn ...

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Dread Knot Woodshop #3: Shop update 01

10-21-2015 02:20 PM by emetric | 1 comment »

In this video I discuss whats new and upcoming in the Dread Knot Woodshop. Check it out here

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Fliptop Tool Stand Video

10-01-2015 05:16 PM by GodofBiscuits | 5 comments »

I created a video showing the construction of a Fliptop Tool Stand I built for my planer and oscillating spindle sander. My shop, like so many others is inside a small two car garage with some days feels like a one car garage. Space is not something I have a lot of and because the house I live in is a rental and only temporary, I can’t build cabinets like I’d like and or don’t want to put in the effort to build something that I’ll just have to remove and take apart whe...

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Ridgid TS3650 Router Table Extension #1: Compromises of Limited Space

09-17-2015 06:36 PM by jonah | 1 comment »

I have a pretty small basement shop. It’s not set up perfectly, but given the constraints I am working with, I think I’ve done pretty well with it. I have: - a very fragile-looking old water main coming in one wall about 12” above the floor- steam heating pipes bisecting the shop area right in the middle, about 6ft above the floor. I am 6’1” - a walk-out door and a set of 5 stairs leading down to the basement on one wall- about 10×22 feet of total space w...

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Four-Poster Captain's Bed #2: How this got started...

09-16-2015 06:59 AM by RobII | 0 comments »

How this promise of a captain’s bed came about was almost an accident. My bride-to-be is used to having a large bed, California King, to be exact. All I had was a paltry queen-sized mattress on a relatively low frame. She commented that I probably stuck out over both ends when I slept (I’m 6’ 4”), and I had to agree with her. She also did not (understandably) want to share a bed with me that I had shared with my last (deceased) wife. So, I went and bought a Cal-Ki...

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Workshop project #1: Getting started

09-12-2015 01:46 PM by Ebro | 2 comments »

I’ve been meaning to document my shop construction for a few years and finally decided to get started. I’ve had a few workshops in basements and garages through the years but the dream situation has always been a freestanding shop. When we built our current home in 2001, I was once again in an attached garage sharing space with cars, freezers and other junk. My problem is that I’m always collecting tools that I don’t have room for. This got really aggravating becaus...

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Easy Made Dril Bit Storage

09-09-2015 09:11 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

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Shop Tour 2015

09-01-2015 07:39 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Finally after 3 years I do another shop update. Check it out and subscribe for almost daily videos of things going on in the shop, woodworking, blacksmithing, diy, and just general fun. Enjoy!

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Shop Projects #5: Wall O'Tools

08-17-2015 12:22 AM by fiddlebanshee | 1 comment »

With the purchase of tools over the last 2 years I feel a need to reorganize my workshop so that I don’t trip over stuff and I can install ductwork for the DC. I have one long wall about 30’ that I want to line up all the tools, have all the work surfaces be one height so that they can be each other’s outfeed and infeed support and I want it all on wheels so that I can roll one to the middle of the workshop should the need arise. I scoured sketchup’s 3D warehouse an...

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