A compressed air system in the shop allows you to concentrate on the woodworking. If properly design, there is always enough air to power your tools. We all want one. A quality compressed air system allows you to run professional air tools in your shop. Lets take a look at what it takes to build
Smart Shop in a One-Car Garage Space-saving solutions for a small shop Tales of bad shops are a woodworker’s war stories. After living in five houses in seven years, I have plenty of them to tell: ladders under closeted trapdoors that descended into windowless basements, ceilings that were only an inch taller than I am
Are you working in a small shop? Need to maximize your woodworking shop layout so you can benefit from every last square inch? These 29 helpful tips will show you how to get the most from your space, no matter how big or small. 29 Ways to Maximize Your Woodworking Shop Layout I know the
A Layout Kit You’re ready to lay out your new shop: You have the space built, outlets in the wall, lights hung, and a wood supply ready to turn into heirloom pieces for family and friends. You have most of the machines, benches, and cabinets, with plans to buy or build what you don’t already
If you’re thinking of getting started in woodturning, here are some great guidelines. Our expert breaks down the “must-have” tools from the “nice to have” and even includes a few of his “dream shop” favorites. A frequent series of questions at the end of any of my classes or lectures concerns setting up a turning shop.
Guys, everyone needs an initial layout to work with. If nothing more one needs to know if the tools they get and the distances they need to work with will even fit in a shop of the size they have or are thinking of getting. Of course one organizes the tools on how they work
The “Wee Workshop” A Small Space But a Great Shop A number of years ago, my wife Jacquie and I downsized to a small ranch style house when we became empty nesters. The house met all our needs, but unfortunately the garage was less than adequate for my work shop. I am an avid hobby
Whether you plan to build your personal wood shop in a one or two car garage, basement or an alternative outbuilding, getting the layout right and outfitting your space with the best tools and accessories is a must. While the exact details of your plan will depend on exactly what your hobbies are, there are