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Sandon

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09-10-2018 11:00 PM

Just curious. Looking for ideas.


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CWWoodworking

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#1 posted 09-10-2018 11:13 PM

If you glue up a lot of panels and don’t have a lot of space(most of us), build a clamp rack that hangs the panels from the ceiling. For around 100$ you can glue up panels and actually still see your floor. Also work for doors.

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#2 posted 09-10-2018 11:29 PM

A bunch of lights. Or a workbench. It’s a tossup.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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pottz

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#3 posted 09-10-2018 11:30 PM

my assembly bench with outlets for electric,air lines,vertical clamp rack,t-tracks on the top for holding things down,paper roll holder and enough storage space for everything needed for project assembly,on wheels for mobility.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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fivecodys

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#4 posted 09-10-2018 11:32 PM

Dust collection system…hands down.

http://lumberjocks.com/assets/pictures/projects/2107897-438x.jpg?1532986619

Runner up would be the LED lighting from Costco. I swapped out all 8 of my florescent fixtures for LED.

-- There' are two theories to arguin' with a woman. Neither one works.

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Samdog

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#5 posted 09-10-2018 11:40 PM

Heat.

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lumbering_on

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#6 posted 09-10-2018 11:50 PM

The best thing I did was enlarge my driveway so I could keep my wife’s car and mine outside.

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Rayne

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#7 posted 09-10-2018 11:56 PM

Mini Split…by far. Without it, I would be limited to maybe 3 – 5 months of woodworking before succumbing to heat or humidity.

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fuigb

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#8 posted 09-10-2018 11:57 PM

Rolling workbenches and wheels under all of my tools. In 15 minutes I can have the entire shop out in the drive and humming. I get more equipment in place than the army did on Omaha beach.

-- - Crud. Go tell your mother that I need a Band-aid.

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#9 posted 09-10-2018 11:59 PM

Wood floor vs. concrete.

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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TheFridge

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#10 posted 09-11-2018 12:13 AM

Oooohhh

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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CWWoodworking

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#11 posted 09-11-2018 12:17 AM



Dust collection system…hands down.

http://lumberjocks.com/assets/pictures/projects/2107897-438x.jpg?1532986619

Runner up would be the LED lighting from Costco. I swapped out all 8 of my florescent fixtures for LED.

- fivecodys

These are both excellent.

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theoldfart

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#12 posted 09-11-2018 12:20 AM

workbench, without a doubt.

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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Knockonit

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#13 posted 09-11-2018 12:22 AM

refrigerator, for that cold libation, whether it be alcohol related or otherwise, and much like dont drink and drive, don’t drink and cut or machine,

but gotta admit, having cold water, at a moments reach, well, ..................

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Knockonit

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#14 posted 09-11-2018 12:25 AM

lol, actually it was the new to me delta 150inch blade band saw, boy howdy, does it cut thru the mother nature goods, and i’m liking it more and more, sure is one big boy for sure

love me some band saw.

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Dark_Lightning

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#15 posted 09-11-2018 12:42 AM

My SawStop Job Site saw [ducks]. I’d like to get a larger band saw, but there wouldn’t be any room for it if I had it. I’m in a minor fraction of a two-car garage. Smitty’s wood floor brought tears to my eyes.

-- Random Orbital Nailer

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