New Hand Tool Panel and Router on Tablesaw Wingcomments (2) March 29th, 2012 in Shop Tours
- Location: Castro Valley, California, USA
- Size: <220 sq ftsq. ft.
- Type: Detached
- Focus: Cabinetry
- Heating/Cooling: ceiling mtd electric radiant
I finally got around to making a Hand Tool cabinet for my small shop, modifiying the design by Jan Zoltowski that FWW offers. It has really helped get things organized! I have also added a new MLCS PowerLift Router table wing to the side of my Unisaw... what a slick rig that is... no more horsing around lifting the router up out of the hole to change bits and set heights! I added a Magnetic base LED lamp and router speed control to the MLCS control head so that all the controls are right up on top. To set up, I just lift the control head's arm up and drop it into a hole in my saw's outfeed table and we are good to go - takes less than a minute to set up.
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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