Over the past several weeks I’ve been looking for ways to maximize the space in my small shop and get more utility out of the items that dwell there. For the last few years my workbench has been a crude, stationary one that is built into th...
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Location: Provo, Utah
Time for an update. I no longer work in software development. Circumstances have given me a lot more time in the shop which has been great. I still do all my work out of a 1 car garage so I've had to get very creative in the way I set things up and store my tools. I measured my shop, 234.75 square feet including lumber storage. I've surprised myself with the size of some of the projects I've been able to complete even in that limited space.
I hate using pre-surfaced wood like you get at Home Depot. I love using the planer and jointer. I'm also fast becoming a fan of cabinetmaker's rasps.
I got my start with picture frames but now I mostly dabble in furniture and whatever else people are willing to pay me to make.
Can't beat the smell of sawdust in the morning...afternoon...whenever
-- Sawdust is life