Wood & Metal Shopcomments (2) May 15th, 2011 in Shop Tours
- Location: North Vancouver, , Canada
- Size: 800sq. ft.
- Type: Garage
- Focus: Furniture
- Heating/Cooling: electric radiant
The shop started in a double car garage. I recently added a bench room & also a 'carport' / awning to serve as the metalwork/outdoor work area. I like working outside, especially if things get big or messy, but it's always raining in North Van, so I needed shelter. I used Doug fir timbers that I'd salvaged for the addition. Also included in the project was insulation & permanent heating, building well insulated shop doors, 'restoring' a few vintage machines & installing a central dust system.
More pics on my blog http://bunkhausdesign.blogspot.com/2011/05/studio.html
lots of in-progress pics on earlier blog posts.
Should be a good space where I hope to continue this learning process.
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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