Ever find yourself in this situation? I believe I may have stopped “progress” on these bookshelves just in time and I wanted to share a couple ideas for attaching handles so it could be moved handily and without danger to t...
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I've "winged it" and built some nice things, e.g. house, cabinets, furniture, using the most basic of tools over the past 30 years. I have collected a few firsts (for me) such as a 6" jointer and lunchbox planer and hope to start bulding a new shop by the end of the year. The current shop is very tight at 16' X 24' and everything in the world has to be stored there. I hope to glean a few ideas about shop layout efficiency from you LJs out there. It has already been great fun just seeing the different ideas on making tools mobile, since very few have all the space they need! Look forward to interaction with and maybe even offering a little something to the LJ community.
-- Like Guy Clark sez - "Sometimes I use my head, Sometimes I get a bigger hammer"
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New Shop - from the ground , up. #16: Shop lighting - alternatives and Safety Recall that probably affects some Lumberjocks
Living On The Edge… please check out safety recall at the end of this posting. The edge of a lighting technology revolution, that is. When it came time to light the new workshop, I wanted two things; lumens and economy. I am a “make do with ...
Just when I was about to get an early start this morning——I discovered that there’s a recall on several models of fluorescent fixtures made for Cooper Lighting. I bought seven of one particular model for use in the shop so I took...
Known in the trades as Concrete Masonry Units, there’s such a wide variety of shapes and sizes that it boggles the brain. I’ll show you a few different sets of steps that are comfortable for climbing and descending ...
Now that we’ve had a month of high temps, I wanted to add a few pics to my workshop blog and report on the design. I’m very pleased with the passive cooling ideas and am happy to report success at achieving comfort ...