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Workshop by botietruck posted 01-18-2011 04:30 AM 1054 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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botietruck

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After over 35 years of working on cars and trucks, I decided to get in to woodworking…something I have wanted to do for many years. I started buying up tools about 5 years ago, just before I finished my 14 year frame off restoration on my ‘71 Chevy truck. Sold many of my automotive tools and I have carefully been buying up wood related tools & equipment from Ebay, Craigslist, Woodcraft and Lowes & HD. My first project was my grandson’s cradle, and just recently I completed my workbench. Pics of the shop to come later.
Here’s a list of my equipment so far:

Air Technology air purifier
Delta 50-760 dust collector
Dewalt DW735 planer
Craftsman floor model drill press
Craftsman 20” scroll saw (free)
Ridgid oscillating spindle sander
Delta 6” / 9” belt/disc sander
Bosch router table
Bosch Combo router kit
Porter Cable combo router kit
Leigh D4 dovetail jig
Grizzly 6” joiner
Delta 14” industrial band saw with riser block
& Kreg fence
Jet 12-36 lathe
Worksharp WS3000 system
Robert Sorby woodturning tools
Dewalt biscuit joiner
6 HP Campbell/Hausfeld 60 gal. compressor
Ridgid TS3650 table saw with Woodworker II and
Incra 1000se miter gauge
Woodcraft tenoning jig
WoodRiver forstner bits set
Dewalt 18 Volt drills
Several hand planes

-- Bob from Virginia


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cabmaker

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#1 posted 01-18-2011 04:54 AM

Your building up a pretty nice stable there.Enjoy!

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Splinterman

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#2 posted 01-18-2011 05:21 AM

Hey Bob,
Pics of the shop would be nice here.

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sillac

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#3 posted 01-18-2011 06:50 AM

We ae looking forward to the pics

-- Steve in Oregon,

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 01-18-2011 02:18 PM

Bob, I am also looking forward to taking a tour of your shop when you get the chance to post some pictures. From your description it does sound interesting.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 01-18-2011 02:39 PM

That’s a nice collection of tools. I hope that you’ll start participating more on LJs.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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dbhost

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#6 posted 01-18-2011 09:35 PM

That’s a heck of an equipment list!

-- My workshop blog can be found at http://daves-workshop.blogspot.com

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