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Non-electric Heat Options

01-01-2018 04:32 PM by OleGrump

Here in Mid-Maryland, electricity costs just about treble in the Winter. Ther...

10 01-01-2018 07:00 PM
View Bluenote38's profile

Shop is just too cold

12-28-2017 04:39 PM by Bluenote38

Ok, unheated garage is just too cold to work in this week. Moving ops to the ...

28 12-30-2017 02:12 AM
View scr5008's profile

LED Shop lights w/ reflector shroud

07-27-2017 03:32 PM by scr5008

Hi everyone – Has anyone fitted their full shop with these lights (belo...

16 12-29-2017 06:13 PM
View Rayne's profile

What's a good clock with temperature & humidity indicators?

07-05-2017 01:02 AM by Rayne

Good Evening fellow LJ’s, I’m on a hunt for a decent Clock ...

9 12-29-2017 03:54 AM
View Pyro's profile

Protecting tools on a patio?

12-26-2017 11:43 PM by Pyro

Hi guys, I have a covered deck/patio that currently serves as my shop and ...

7 12-27-2017 03:15 PM
View bobspryn's profile

Walkthrough with electrician tomorrow. Thoughts on wiring plan?

12-22-2017 02:07 AM by bobspryn

Here is my initial take on wiring for my new shop space. Would welcome any th...

28 12-26-2017 08:16 PM
View BreadWinner's profile

2hp dust collector - dust bag question

12-26-2017 05:40 PM by BreadWinner

I mounted the main part of my dust collector on the wall. I am going to mount...

6 12-26-2017 07:59 PM
View Holbs's profile

Sharing some shop projects that I built that you may find of use.

12-26-2017 05:04 AM by Holbs

Here are some of the organizational projects in my workshop I built that you ...

0 12-26-2017 05:04 AM
View jtrz's profile

Small shop dust management

12-21-2017 07:04 PM by jtrz

I’ve got a small little basement shop and I need to improve the dust si...

8 12-23-2017 09:39 PM
View Psustang89's profile

Creating a Level Workbench

12-21-2017 12:54 PM by Psustang89

I am a novice woodworker and have plans to build an L-shaped 2×4 frame w...

8 12-23-2017 07:21 PM
View confederatemule's profile

where would you put thangs?

12-21-2017 12:56 PM by confederatemule

I have a 12’x32’ storage building I am going to use for woodworki...

7 12-22-2017 02:30 AM
View bobspryn's profile

Building shop extension on garage, advice on electric, etc

12-06-2017 04:33 PM by bobspryn

Hey All! Relatively new woodworker, currently building an extension onto m...

26 12-21-2017 01:28 PM
View Marshall1's profile

Shop Wiring - Metal or Plastic Conduit

11-23-2017 02:35 PM by Marshall1

I am in the process of adding more power to my garage/workshop via a surface ...

24 12-19-2017 09:38 PM
View Ken 's profile

Drill Press Dust Collection

12-15-2017 10:04 PM by Ken

Drill Press Dust Collection Picked up an old drill press, stored in a barn...

2 12-17-2017 03:07 AM
View hairy's profile

Improving dust collection

12-14-2017 06:46 PM by hairy

I have made a few low cost improvements to my DC. The biggest issue has be...

2 12-15-2017 04:56 PM
View GraceAndDrew's profile

Dust Collection for Mobile Tools

12-15-2017 02:07 AM by GraceAndDrew

I have a 2-car garage shop and most power tools are on wheels. I struggle so ...

6 12-15-2017 01:18 PM
View atlas's profile

Tophat Thien Baffle How To

02-01-2016 09:45 PM by atlas

I wanted to build a top hat thien baffle, and had a hard time finding a s...

8 12-12-2017 10:51 PM
View alittleoff's profile

Vapor barrier for metal roof?

12-10-2017 06:11 PM by alittleoff

I’m trying to figure out how or what to install for a vapor barrier on ...

9 12-11-2017 03:20 PM
View Trackeng's profile

Shop Hardware Storage

02-12-2012 02:05 AM by Trackeng

Hello All, I moved five months ago and went from a 2-car detached workshop...

17 12-09-2017 04:24 PM
View ATLJack's profile

Help with new woodshop layout

12-05-2017 03:15 AM by ATLJack

I am moving and will have a dedicated space in my basement for a woodshop (ye...

7 12-05-2017 09:44 PM

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