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window a/c in shop

12 days ago by Holbs

I “acquired” a new 15,000 BTU window a/c unit and wanted to use i...

9 12 days ago
View DocSavage45's profile

Shop Apparel , What do you wear when working in your shop?

78 days ago by DocSavage45

My shop shirts which are long sleeved, double pockets and usually a slightly...

92 13 days ago
View gop1ayoutside's profile

Houston workshop build chronicle

13 days ago by gop1ayoutside

Hello to everyone, I am starting this forum thread to document the fitting-ou...

2 13 days ago
View ynathans's profile

Drill press dust collection

17 days ago by ynathans

Hey folks, I just took delivery of this 17” Grizzly drill press: ...

4 15 days ago
View MrRon's profile

Dust collection on all or some machines

16 days ago by MrRon

I put DC only on machines that create fine dust, like sanding machines. Other...

13 16 days ago
View Holbs's profile

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

18 days ago by Holbs

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

6 17 days ago
View SouthernWoodworking's profile

Question about shop lighting, cooling, and a few tools.

19 days ago by SouthernWoodworking

Ok, so Im moving into my new shop. Its a 60×40 metal barn with horse sta...

22 17 days ago
View KE4NYV's profile

Converting My Garage from a Semi-Workshop to a full Wood/Metal Workshop

24 days ago by KE4NYV

When I bought my house over five years ago, I threw up a quick workbench the ...

19 19 days ago
View Shawn's profile

Shop floor - RAW CONCRETE

22 days ago by Shawn

My shop floor is raw concrete and is about 9 months old with just a trowel fi...

19 20 days ago
View Dallas's profile

Where, Oh Where to put it all!

30 days ago by Dallas

A few weeks ago I was told by the new RV park owner that I could set up my sh...

17 23 days ago
View JerryinCreek's profile

Thien baffle questions

29 days ago by JerryinCreek

Ready to build my separator with Thien baffle but have a few questions: 1)...

11 23 days ago
View OldWrangler's profile

Did I get a deal?

25 days ago by OldWrangler

Are there a lot of people on here that enjoy cleaning their shop? Not many if...

28 24 days ago
View eddie's profile

Dose anybody have any unfinished projects?

39 days ago by eddie

maybe its just me but i seem sometimes to just get side tracked to something ...

42 25 days ago
View Eastern's profile

Saw Horses - or - alternative?

51 days ago by Eastern

Hi all, I need the ablilty set-up my woodworking in the back yard -router ...

35 27 days ago
View ADHDan's profile

Trash can recommendation for dust collection?

30 days ago by ADHDan

I’m looking to make my two-stage dust collection a little more compact ...

28 27 days ago
View endgrainy's profile

Help - it's raining rust on my table saw!

32 days ago by endgrainy

Hi Lumberjocks, I’m having a problem with my shop ceiling. My shop i...

22 27 days ago
View woodify's profile

Fine Dust Collection

72 days ago by woodify

I woodwork out of my garage (20ft x 23) which my wife parks our van in. I...

9 28 days ago
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29 days ago by cdaniels

Howdy folks,I’m starting this thread because in asking around for advic...

8 28 days ago
View saunderl's profile

Help with cleaning VERY dirty tools.

30 days ago by saunderl

I’ve had my tools stored for a few years. They were not stored very we...

16 28 days ago
View ADHDan's profile

Workshop tip: retractable casters leverage

29 days ago by ADHDan

I love these retractable casters from Rockler:

1 29 days ago

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