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A Shop Built Around an Island

Space-saving design improves work support, storage, and dust collection

with Alan DeVilbiss

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, woodworker Alan DeVilbiss dreamed of designing and building the perfect workshop, and he finally got his chance after he retired. He even made his own video of it. Here's an edited version.

In the 2006 Tools and Shops issue of Fine Woodworking magazine (#181), there are plans and drawings of Alan's island bench and dust collection system.

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