Small Workshop Storage Solution

Making The Most Of A Small Woodworking Shop After recently moving to my new (but still small) workshop, I have found myself faced with a lot of random odds and ends cluttering up my already very limited floor space. Things like power tool cases and attachments that I really don’t use that often but still need to keep around for the odd occasions that I might find myself in need…

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Router Table Added To ALL-IN-ONE Woodworking Workstation – PART 8

Making the most of a small shop – PART 8 After months of planning and building, I have finally reached the last tool to be added to my All-In-One Woodworking Workstation. The router table. Adding a router table to the bench would greatly increase its functionality and I probably should have added one sooner but I was holding out to make up my mind about the best router to use…

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Central Dust Collection – ALL-IN-ONE Woodworking Workstation – PART 7

Making the most of a small shop – PART 7 When I was designing my bench I envisioned it with a central dust collection system. A shop vac installed onboard was the most logical solution so I added my Bosch AdvanceVac 20 along with a simple homemade cyclone dust collector. Installations already included in my All-In-One Woodworking Workstation: Table saw – PART 2 Miter saw – PART 3 Workbench with…

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Rotate-To-Store Thickness Planer – ALL-IN-ONE Woodworking Workstation – PART 6

Making the most of a small shop – PART 6 Up to this point (Part 1 – 5), I have managed to install the bulk of my larger tools into my All-In-One Woodworking Workstation with the exception of my thickness planer. Installations already included: Table saw – PART 2 Miter saw – PART 3 Workbench with vice and power tool storage – PART 4 Soundproof compressor enclosure – PART 5…

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Soundproof Compressor Enclosure | ALL-IN-ONE Woodworking Workstation – PART 5

Making the most of a small shop – PART 5 My All-In-One Woodworking Workstation has come a long way from being just an idea and has already made life in my small shop more pleasant and functional. Unfortunately, I still needed to deal with some bulkier items cluttering up the floor space. One of these items was my small 50L compressor. Complete bench: PART 1 – Frame and top PART…

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Fluorescent To LED | Light Fixture Conversion – 2 Steps With Pictures And Video

  Fluorescent to LED Adequate lighting is a cardinal component of shop safety. Filling a workshop with light will increase visibility and can decrease the risk of accidents. Fluorescent lights are generally the go-to for a workshop because you can fill quite a large area with light by using them. Unfortunately, fluorescent lights aren’t without their drawbacks. Fluorescent lights require a number of components to operate which makes troubleshooting more difficult. Fluorescent lights generate a lot of…

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Bosch AdvanceVac 20 Vacuum – User Review

Bosch AdvanceVac 20 User Review I’m a woodworking hobbyist, and my idea of a perfect weekend is hours spent in my little shop turning pieces of wood into smaller versions of themselves. For myself, and others like me, this is our favorite pastime. It is unfortunate that our beloved hobby has to come hand in hand with the nasty, carcinogenic by-product…sawdust. If you’ve spent as much as a few minutes…

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My New Gear #1 – Mpow 035 Ear Muffs, Dewalt DPG82-11, Relassy Magnetic Wristband

Unboxing My New Gear #1 – Product Info     MPOW 035 Noise Reduction Safety Ear Muffs DEWALT DPG82-11 Anti-Fog Safety Goggles RELASSY Magnetic Wristband MPOW 035 Noise Reduction Ear Muffs     >>>(Check it out on Amazon or Amazon UK) <<<   First on my list of new gear is a pair of inexpensive noise reduction ear muffs by MPOW. I was in the market for some ear protection to use in my…

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Workbench With Power Tool Storage | ALL-IN-ONE Woodworking Workstation PART 4

Making the most of a small shop – PART 4 I’d assume, by now, anyone reading this would be aware of my efforts to maximize the efficiency of my small 3x6m(10x20ft) workshop by building my version of the ultimate All-In-One Woodworking Station. One workstation for all my most used equipment. By the end of PART 3, I had my Table saw and Miter saw, the two most important pieces of…

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