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View Cliff De Witt 's profile

Anyone ever install a wood stove in the shop?

03-02-2011 12:05 AM by Cliff De Witt

Last night the love of my life came home with a Franklin stove for the worksh...

33 12-13-2014 07:29 PM
View SCOTSMAN's profile

Hi Alistair here sorry for the delay in posting things I made!

12-10-2014 07:21 PM by SCOTSMAN

Yes Bronwen and I are down with a bad virus/or bug anyway I will eventually t...

1 12-10-2014 07:24 PM
View becikeja's profile

How cold do you keep your shop?

11-09-2014 12:44 PM by becikeja

My shop is separate from the house, and I only get to use it on the weekends....

24 12-10-2014 02:58 AM
View DrDirt's profile

Great midi Lathe stand + tool Box

12-08-2014 10:46 PM by DrDirt

These just went on sale at Menards – Only been around a little while, b...

2 12-09-2014 03:34 AM
View Blackie_'s profile

Obtaining a permit for an addition

11-30-2014 12:53 PM by Blackie_

Just to let everyone know tomorrow morning I’ll be heading into my city...

30 12-08-2014 09:06 PM
View 67flh's profile

Shop Temp

12-05-2014 10:09 PM by 67flh

I have recently walled off a 16X24 area to be used as my winter work space, t...

17 12-08-2014 08:27 PM
View Johnnyv99's profile

Have only room for a short workbench

12-03-2014 03:32 PM by Johnnyv99

Hello folks – This is my first post on the sight. My shop is my garage...

16 12-08-2014 04:00 PM
View AkBob's profile


12-03-2014 04:13 AM by AkBob

Anyone build and use one of these yet? I would like to hear your opinion if y...

10 12-08-2014 03:54 AM
View Troy Cleckler 's profile

Big Black and Yellow box in the shop

12-08-2014 01:01 AM by Troy Cleckler

This box is going to work out good for me in my shop so I thought I’d s...

0 12-08-2014 01:01 AM
View DustyMark's profile

New Shop Almost Operational!

12-05-2014 05:19 AM by DustyMark

The move from Florida to Minnesota has been a long process. I packed up my s...

3 12-05-2014 02:36 PM
View mcg1990's profile

Running power to my first shop - triplex or quadruplex?

11-24-2014 01:47 PM by mcg1990

Hi all, After multiple forum posts on the issue, then settling, then getti...

53 12-03-2014 02:20 PM
View verdesardog's profile

shop vac dust seperator

12-02-2014 12:39 AM by verdesardog

For cleaning the shop, not for dust extraction from machines: Construc...

1 12-03-2014 06:05 AM
View bunkie's profile

All 220 volt outlets are the same, right?

03-22-2011 04:07 PM by bunkie

My shop occupies the same space as the laundry. We have an electric dryer. Wh...

51 11-23-2014 03:52 PM
View Sandra's profile

Question about door in workshop

11-21-2014 12:58 AM by Sandra

I’ve finally tried out Sketchup. My results aren’t great, but I ...

35 11-23-2014 01:55 PM
View hairy's profile

OK, bear with me, 1 more Dust Deputy question

11-08-2014 05:50 PM by hairy

I’m about ready to get the Super Dust Deputy to add on to my d/c. IR...

11 11-23-2014 04:57 AM
View BinghamtonEd's profile

Calling all frigid woodworkers!

11-14-2014 05:17 PM by BinghamtonEd

After seeing increasing threads about the decreasing temperatures in our shop...

60 11-22-2014 04:51 PM
View ,'s profile

Shop Heat

11-16-2014 12:48 AM by ,

Any advice on shop heat. My wife and I are both wimps about the cold. We ar...

41 11-22-2014 03:01 AM
View FuseCraft's profile

Work bench is near furnace

11-18-2014 05:24 PM by FuseCraft

Hi All, I’m looking for a way to create a safe space for me to work on ...

11 11-21-2014 06:27 PM
View Jim's profile

Insulating and Paneling Garage Walls

11-04-2014 09:17 PM by Jim

Hey friends, so I’m planning on doing some very basic insulation in my ...

39 11-21-2014 06:12 PM
View Chewmanfoo's profile

flip stops for accurate rabbits

11-21-2014 05:30 PM by Chewmanfoo

My makita miter saw has a nice feature where I can flip a little stop near th...

0 11-21-2014 05:30 PM

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