My Not So Small Shopcomments (1) May 1st, 2011 in Workshop Floor Plans, DreamShop Spring Challenge
- Location: Fairfax, Virginia, US
- Size: 260sq. ft.
- Type: Basement
- Focus: Furniture
- Heating/Cooling: central heating & A/C of house
Background: My father introduced me to woodworking at a very early age, and apprenticed as a furniture cabinet builder before finishing graduate school and going into the Navy. I still had a strong desire to work with wood but economics won out, I am now retired in Northern Virginia and my wife of 34 plus years is allowing me to bring my humble woodworking efforts in from the cold detached one car garage into the basement of our townhouse.
The two short falls of this basement are it has no exit to the outside from within and no windows – at least not yet, My new workshop will be approximately 260 sq/ft considerable larger than what I have now and I should be able to work year round comfortably.
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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