Karyl's Hill Country shopcomments (11) April 12th, 2010 in Shop Tours
- Location: North of San Antonio, Texas, 400 plus porch and shed roof
- Size: detsq. ft.
I 'discovered' wood just a couple of years ago when I was unexpected left with a lot of material for planned, but unfinished, remodeling projects. One thing led to another - new tools, new skills, etc. and I outgrew the carport (which was one of those projects). I needed a space, more than anything, to protect my tools but also where I could make stuff year-round. What you see is what I, a forty-something uber-geek single mom, and my then 17 y/o big strappin' boy built from the ground up. Here north of San Antonio, cedar is king, decorative-wise, so I used it for all the external trim, doors, porch, etc.
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Threaded inserts keep grinder locked-down, but easily movable.
My work table often pulls double- and triple-duty for tons of shop tasks. Most often it's sharpening, but I also use it for drilling, holding bench hooks and shooting boards and occassionally as a chop-saw station. Hopefully soon, it will also hold a midi-lathe. Since I plan on rearranging the top pretty regularly, I wanted a way to... read full tip