basement work shop #1: close to finished

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Blog entry by pantango posted 11-23-2012 04:06 AM 1144 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Well , after a few weeks I’m just about done building my basement workshop. I still have some odds and ends to do. I did start scrolling and trying out the equipment to make sure I didn’t have to adjust something. So far, everything seems to be going well.

The dust collection system is working great! The only thing I need to do for that is to run a dedicated line to it. It doesn’t blow breakers, but you can tell it’s straining the line when it goes on.

The bandsaw/ sander unit is working. I do have to add a dust port to the bandsaw.

The drill is the farthest tool away from the dust collector (14 ft or so), but the suction is great. When I drill, all the debris go into the collector .

-- Hate how work gets in the way of my hobby!!

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#1 posted 11-23-2012 02:32 PM

Looking good! But I caution you with making statements like “just about done”!! In my experience, the shop is never done….So I say – you’re off to a great start…........

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#2 posted 11-23-2012 03:23 PM

I know that statement oh so well!! We’ll see in about a year what wall I’ll be knocking down so I can expand

-- Hate how work gets in the way of my hobby!!

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#3 posted 11-23-2012 03:25 PM

Looks good. Love to see more pictures of the dust collection on the scroll saw. I am just starting to organize a shop and looks like you have some great ideas to incorparate into my shop.

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#4 posted 12-01-2012 06:57 PM

Looking good, coming along nicely! Just in time for winter to have some fun.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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