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Project by chuck24 posted 07-19-2010 05:35 PM 2242 views 10 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

OK,

This is the biggest work horse in the shop…. The 4’ x 6’ outfeed work bench. The right side has storage for all my power tools, the front is a little bonus for the nailers, the left side is the Routertable and accessories. and of course the front is the table saw.

The table/bench is basic 2×4 and 3/4 ply construction. some day I will build a more refined version. But it does the job for now.

Only thing Im missing right now is a Duct Collector and a Bandsaw. Still trying to talk the Wife into it. Wish me luck.

Again thanks for looking.





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 07-19-2010 05:45 PM

Great job Chuck

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 07-19-2010 05:48 PM

Nice setup…..I may have to do some remodeling in my shop!

-- Mike P., Arkansas, http://mikepounders.weebly.com

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Salty

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#3 posted 07-19-2010 05:51 PM

Maybe if you make her something really nice then she will cave into getting a bandsaw. For the dust collector you could rationalize the health and safety aspects of breathing saw dust.

Nice shop too. That table is really cool.

-Salty

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chuck24

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#4 posted 07-19-2010 05:56 PM

Yeah I have her talked into the Dust Collector. Just gotta save some money and go get it. As for the band saw I think I will have to make her Bedroom set that I promised her when she said I could buy all the tools after my last deployment to Afgahnistan….. I keep telling her I have to practice all the techniques before I lay into making the real one out of maple and cherry. Dont want to waste all that money…..

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schloemoe

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#5 posted 07-19-2010 06:59 PM

Nice outfeed table….............................Schloemoe

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

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Xodus

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#6 posted 07-19-2010 07:26 PM

Good Luck, I am still trying to convince the wife that I need a Band saw as well. Nice build.

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#7 posted 07-19-2010 09:56 PM

Part of my upcoming woodworking season will be all about shop cabinets and storage. I really like yours.

-- God is great, wood is good. Let us thank Him for wood......and old hand tools.

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Robsshop

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#8 posted 07-19-2010 11:11 PM

Hey Chuck , we share similar set-ups with tablesaw/outfeed stations and I hope You enjoy Yours as much as I do mine. I installed My router table in the back section of the outfeed table and it has worked great for My needs so far.Like yours, the much needed storage space underneath is a welcomed addition to shop and I am sure You will make good use of that !Anyway nice looking job on Your shop upgrade and good luck with the potential tool upgrade as well ! Stay safe.

-- Rob,Gaithersburg,MD,One mans trash is another mans repurposed wood shop treasure ! ;-)

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chuck24

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#9 posted 07-20-2010 03:48 AM

Robsshop,

Yep exactly where it sits is where I am going to put it flish with the top of the outfeed table. Just havent gotten to that project yet. Dont wanna mess it up…. but if I do I can just a built a new table. Ha Ha would love to hear the wifes respnse to that one.

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#10 posted 07-20-2010 04:09 AM

Hey Chuck,
Cool multi purpose work table….nice job.

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#11 posted 07-20-2010 04:10 AM

Keep working on the new tools! If you want to do any resawing a bandsaw is a must. Dust collection to me is optional but nice to have. Good looking shop and way too clean! Needs some dust and chips. Later, BTKS

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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chuck24

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#12 posted 07-20-2010 04:30 PM

Usually there is a boat load of saw dust and chips laying around all over everything. But, had to get busy on finishing my last two projects. I will post the other on here after I give to my Dad (late Fathers Day gift). Thanks for all the comments.

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