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Forum topic by jwyant posted 05-02-2016 11:24 AM 685 views 1 time favorited 11 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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jwyant

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05-02-2016 11:24 AM

Hello, everyone.

I just joined the forum and look forward to learning a lot and contributing to others who are like me…...becoming addicted to woodworking.

It all started when my wife asked me to build our family (5 kids) a mudroom “locker” system to hang coats, backpacks, shoes, etc. Well, I have never really built anything like this before, but I while there were a lot of frustrations in the project, I am VERY happy with the way it came out. I’m not addicted to the tools, the artistry, and craftsmanship.
I need to buy a table saw (my first real woodworking tool) and leaning towards the Dewalt 7491X. Naturally, I will build a cross cut sled for it to make my work easier. However, I am also going to build a mobile workstation for it, so I can expand the support usage out of the saw.

More to come on other posts, I just wanted to say hi.

Here are some pics of the mudroom system I recently built:


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SuperCubber

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#1 posted 05-02-2016 11:43 AM

Mushroom system looks great! Looking forward to your future projects.

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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jwyant

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#2 posted 05-02-2016 02:06 PM

Thank you, SuperCubber!


Mushroom system looks great! Looking forward to your future projects.

Welcome to Lumberjocks!

- SuperCubber


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#3 posted 05-02-2016 02:06 PM

That does look nice. Well Done. Welcome to the gang.

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jwyant

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#4 posted 05-02-2016 02:16 PM

Thank you BBob. It was fun to design and spec out. I learned alot from the build and hoping to use what I learned in future projects.


That does look nice. Well Done. Welcome to the gang.

- BurlyBob


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SuperCubber

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#5 posted 05-02-2016 05:13 PM

Haha, whoops! Just realized my phone autocorrected mudroom to mushroom!

-- Joe | Spartanburg, SC | "To give anything less than your best is to sacrafice the gift." - Steve Prefontaine

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#6 posted 05-02-2016 05:17 PM

Welcome to Lumberjocks

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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OSU55

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#7 posted 05-02-2016 05:41 PM

Welcome!

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oldwood

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#8 posted 05-03-2016 03:13 AM

“I’m not addicted” Yeah thats what they all say! First step to recovery is admission.
Great first project.

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#9 posted 05-03-2016 04:34 AM

Welcome to Ljs
Super looking mudroom upgrade.I would think twice about buying a job site saw,they have very small table tops and don’t really lend themselves to ripping longer wood and sleds don’t always work that well on them. here’s a very informative blog our resident table saw guru wrote that might be helpful.

http://lumberjocks.com/knotscott/blog/32154

-- https://www.artisticwoodstudio.com/videos wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#10 posted 05-05-2016 02:15 AM

First of all WELCOME TO LUMBERJOCKS. you’ll find this sthe besst woodworking site on the web.

That is a fine looking mudroom set up.You are on your way. Keep the project flowing.

Start looking for a drill press and a bandsaw too… and a miter saw…and a wood lathe…and a jointer…and a planer and a spindle sander…............. etc etc etc…...............Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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jwyant

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#11 posted 05-05-2016 02:44 AM

Thank you Jim! I just purchased a sliding 12” compound Miter saw (crown molding project). The rest of the items you listed are all on the radar. Table saw is next, then either a drill press or planer/joiner. I need to learn more about the difference between a joiner and planer. They sound very similar.


First of all WELCOME TO LUMBERJOCKS. you ll find this sthe besst woodworking site on the web.

That is a fine looking mudroom set up.You are on your way. Keep the project flowing.

Start looking for a drill press and a bandsaw too… and a miter saw…and a wood lathe…and a jointer…and a planer and a spindle sander…............. etc etc etc…...............Cheers, Jim

- Jim Jakosh


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