My Little Shop in Houstoncomments (4) October 1st, 2012 in Shop Tours
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My corner of the world, I have built 2 cedar strip 18.5' canoes, kitchen cabintes, furniture, grand children's baby beds, and lots and lots of favors for friends. Shop suits me well, except it is just too hot in the summer on the Gulf coast, will move to the country one day and have my air conditioned, 100% dust collection, 1200 to 1500 sq ft 10 foot ceilings with a dedicated spray room. Not wishing for much, huh...oh yea, add a six inch joiner, full size band saw, floor mounted thickness planner, and maybe even a second router table.
I drap my shop with plastic, add air movers to do my spray finishing now....should have converted to spraying years ago, qualityis so superior to brush or wipe on.
Enjoy the tour, and thanks for the great magazine, I started my subscription about year two...1978 I believe, and have grown with every issue. Thanks
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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