Basement

Typically a woodworking shop starts in a corner of the garage or basement. Then over time you add tools, develop new skills, expand the shop and change the layout. And at some point over this evolution you may be lucky enough to design a new shop from
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  • 15 Tips for Basement Workshops15 Tips for Basement Workshops

    by Thomas McKenna

    Many woodworkers set up shop in the basement and have to deal with dim lighting, lack of space, dampness, and other horrors. To help them out, we asked our extensive ...

  • Video Tour of Richard Ciupka's Underground WorkshopVideo: Video Tour of Richard Ciupka's Underground Workshop

    with Richard Ciupka

    Find out how one woodworker got around local planning regulations by burying his dream shop

  • Getting a Basement Space to Work for YouGetting a Basement Space to Work for You

    by William Duckworth

    Not much light, not much air circulation, not much headroom. How do you make such an unappealing space into a functional shop? William Duckworth opted for an open ...

  • Soundproof a Basement ShopSoundproof a Basement Shop

    by Mark Corke

    The best route to noise reduction in basement workshops is twofold, but figuring out the best way to achieve it can be daunting. Mark Corkes plan muffles both vibratory ...

  • Basement Shop on WheelsBasement Shop on Wheels

    by Anatole Burkin

    The secret to getting the most out of a small shop is mobility, storage, and organization, says Anatole Burkin of Fine Woodworking. In this article, he shows how ...

  • The Almost Perfect Basement ShopThe Almost Perfect Basement Shop

    by Jan Carr

    Jan Carr’s basement shop is a pleasant place to work in. He explains what he did and why, such as researching and using what he calls the “Rule of Five” to make ...

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