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Forum topic by dclinks posted 03-11-2013 08:49 PM 1120 views 0 times favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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03-11-2013 08:49 PM

Topic tags/keywords: workshop tools resource

As i am not presently working, i decided to het back into woodworking, adding necessary stuff as i go along. i have a 12×12 room to work in, with a fan blowing out. I have been able to put together my workshop through CL and donations.

Here is what I have Got

1 Firestorm Table Saw, with a wheeled Stand
1 10” Craftsman Compound Mitre Saw
1 Ryobi compound mitre saw, which im selling
1 Craftsman full height router table with 1.5 craftsman router
1 Black and Decker Router
1 Skil Plunge Router
1 Ryobi 9”Bandsaw
1 Ryobi Desk Sander
1 Tradesman 8” drill press
1 6.5 inch craftsman Jointer/Planer old school
1 4inch Wallace Jointer ..(works remarkably well from the 30’s
1 Ryobi Planer
1 Set Ryobi 19.2 Drill, Circ Saw etc
1 Skil Hand Jointer
1 Ryobi Detail Sander
1 Black and Decker Circ Sander
1 Ryobi 19.2 palm sander
1 Craftsman 37” Lathe 1hp.

All of my tools work well, for a weekend warrior, and I am starting to make a little money using them.

Through the generosity of others, i have spent less than 700 on all. Now i just wish i had more room to work. As you can imagine, im moving things constantly.

Any idea who sells stands with wheels cheaply? then i can move things around more easily

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#1 posted 03-11-2013 08:53 PM

Great bang for the buck….even better when you can combine the 20% off coupons they offer all the time

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#2 posted 03-13-2013 03:29 AM

Harbor Frieght like kdc68 suggested. I would consider making a cabinet that allows you to use two different tools. One can be stored underneath, one used above. You could make a plane recess and attach a plate to each tool so it stayed in place. Here are some pics:

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