Old garage transformationcomments (6) June 12th, 2011 in Shop Tours
- Location: Fredericton, New Brunswick, Canada
- Size: 300sq. ft.
- Type: Garage
- Focus: Furniture
- Heating/Cooling: Electric Heat
We moved to this this older house three years ago. With it came this old garage. Somehow I saw some potential in it. My first project was to built my wife a new kitchen. Immediatly after the kitchen was finished, it was time to give the old garage a make-over. I had three main criterias. The first was to have sufficient ceiling heigh, second I wanted good natural light and finally all will agree that a good workbench is a must. Sounded easy, 1,2,3... voila!, to work I went.
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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