I’m on a pretty tight budget although I have some funds to work with. I’m recently divorced, we sold the house and the leftover proceeds from that sale are available to me to rebuild my life and my business. I’ll be working to find a place to put my shop and to set up the machines that I was able to keep. My jigs are all gone to the trash heap and will need to be rebuilt. So follow along as I rebuild my life.
I Needed a Wooden Serving Bowl as a Replacement for a Family Heirloom. This Carved Cherry Wood Serving Bowl is my Solution to this Need.
Sawhorses are one of the first things that most people will build when setting up a workspace for woodworking. I’ve built many different types of sawhorses over the years. The one thing that always gets stuck in my craw is that they get in the way when you aren’t using them.I’ve found that a trestle style sawhorse works well when it needs to be tucked out of the way as well as when it is in use. I needed to add a feature that made the height adjustable as well.
Over the years I’ve had a lot of router tables. I’m not a big fan of commercial tabletop router tables, they always seem to be too small. Ultimately, I have found that Building a DIY Router Table is the most cost-effective solution that will give you the best product for your needs.
In my Woodworking workshop, I have several large machines that generate dust. I needed a small woodshop dust collection system that will get a handle on all of this dust created by my woodworking activities. In this article, I share the research that I have done and the dust collection system that I have come up with.
Follow along as I walk you through the tables that I chose for my shop.
With power on to my shop, I’m finally to a point where I can start pulling my tools out of storage. The first tool that I’ll need is my radial arm saw. Follow along as I unobx my Craftsman Radial Arm Saw, build a table and adjust the saw.
With the Workshop building installed, now its time to get the Woodshop wiring installed. This is a two-phase task. First, a feeder wire needs to be run to the shop and then the inside wiring needs to be completed.
Time to Build a Shop on Our Foundation. You can follow along as the building goes up. This 24 x32 foot Shed was Pre-fabricated by Tuff Shed. It arrived with a pair of carpenters and a load of pre-built walls.
For years I have wanted a full-sized shop. In order to do this, we need an actual foundation that the shop can sit on and start generating real income. Here is what I went through to get this foundation in place and ready to install the shop.