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View Captspaulding's profile

Blast gates

12-09-2018 04:36 PM by Captspaulding

So I’ve been moving my hose from one machine to another for a while. Th...

7 12-10-2018 02:56 AM
View Jack_Wilson's profile

Insulation?

11-27-2018 12:50 AM by Jack_Wilson

I rent space in a barn across the road from my house, so my shop is very conv...

23 12-08-2018 01:42 PM
View SMP's profile

For those with a Gap Stop on their workbench...worth it?

12-07-2018 05:51 PM by SMP

I am about halfway done with my Nicholson style English workbench, almost to ...

1 12-07-2018 06:31 PM
View SMP's profile

Looking for budget friendly lighting to go over hand tool bench.

12-03-2018 07:26 PM by SMP

As its getting dark so early, I find myself in need of better lighting. Seem...

12 12-05-2018 11:17 PM
View jamsomito's profile

My most expensive "tool" yet

12-03-2018 08:48 PM by jamsomito

A 50A electrical subpanel with 2×20A branch circuits. Just shy of $1500...

8 12-05-2018 10:58 PM
View NickinWI's profile

From small barn to wood shop

10-29-2018 01:25 PM by NickinWI

Hey everyone, I’m new here so hopefully this is the right place for ...

25 12-05-2018 10:12 PM
View Jeremymcon's profile

Anybody have any experience with Yost tail vise hardware?

11-26-2018 07:25 PM by Jeremymcon

I’m planning to start building a traditional workbench in the new year,...

1 12-03-2018 03:31 PM
View Newage Neanderthal's profile

Work bench smack down

11-04-2011 09:18 PM by Newage Neanderthal

After a comment on my bench about a bench off, I thought its a great idea. T...

18394 12-01-2018 06:13 AM
View RevenantJoiner's profile

Ideal Height for a drum sander?

11-21-2018 05:17 PM by RevenantJoiner

I recently purchased a used drum sander. I now need to make a base for it. Wh...

14 11-26-2018 07:09 PM
View Rink's profile

New workshop

09-20-2018 08:24 PM by Rink

We had some flooding and mold in our basement which required some remediation...

3 11-25-2018 10:38 PM
View AbbyLane's profile

Mini barn shop

11-25-2018 03:10 PM by AbbyLane

Hi All A little background on my situation. I’m at that stage of my life t...

9 11-25-2018 06:51 PM
View rhybeka's profile

How do you store your books?

11-24-2018 01:01 PM by rhybeka

Like most woodworkers I’ve managed to amass a fairly decent sized collection ...

12 11-25-2018 12:39 AM
View bilyo's profile

Heater Thermostat

11-19-2018 03:52 AM by bilyo

I recently put a 5000w electric heater in the shop hung from the ceiling. It,...

1 11-19-2018 06:28 AM
View superstretch's profile

What kind of music?

05-23-2011 06:52 PM by superstretch

When the machines stop whirring and you’re doing things like drawing pl...

2691 11-18-2018 09:27 PM
View 1tacoshort's profile

Am I the only crazy person to use a hiker's headlamp for extra lighting?

11-16-2018 10:59 PM by 1tacoshort

I was just wondering. I was trying to figure out where to put extra lighting...

18 11-18-2018 01:19 AM
View trsnider's profile

heat for garage/shop?

11-13-2018 02:40 AM by trsnider

I have a double burner propane heater (like this https://www.homedepot.com/p/...

33 11-17-2018 06:50 PM
View SMP's profile

Hanging Wall Tool Cabinet?

10-30-2018 02:22 PM by SMP

I want to build a hanging tool cabinet mainly for hand tools ,and maybe some ...

13 11-16-2018 08:44 PM
View Holbs's profile

Install window a/c in stucco wall...or man door?

07-13-2014 11:20 PM by Holbs

I was “given” a new 12,000 BTU window a/c unit (free!). It’...

15 11-16-2018 04:13 PM
View AM420's profile

LED shop lights getting hot: normal or electrical issue?

06-18-2017 09:57 PM by AM420

I just installed six 4’ LED shop lights in my garage. After they have b...

20 11-15-2018 05:13 PM
View Autorotate's profile

Subpanel for Two Car Garage Workspace

11-13-2018 04:18 PM by Autorotate

Hello, I am interested in installing a subpanel to my attached two car gar...

18 11-15-2018 02:38 PM

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