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Usability #1: Messy Shop Tour! One-Handed Approach, Horizontal Work Surfaces, Organizers, Drawers

09-08-2019 01:11 AM by Keith Kelly | 1 comment »

A YouTube viewer dubbed “Fearsome Warrior” recently asked some questions that prompted this video. He asked about: Horizontal surfaces Large drawer handle openings Lathe drawers Organizer holder So I used this to kick off my Workspace/Workshop Usability series. https://youtu.be/I6gWumuGfRw View on YouTube I have a LOT of videos in the lineup for this series, and will try to keep up with them here on LJ.

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Clamp Rack Reorganization

05-30-2019 06:46 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Had to change it up a bit and like the new location. View on YouTube

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Wicked Fast Router Bit Organizer Trays - using dadoes instead of holes

04-04-2019 05:24 AM by Keith Kelly | 4 comments »

I feel some sort of closeness with you guys that I don’t feel with the rest of the internet. Therefore, I’ll tell you the strange things that were going through my mind as I worked through this problem: I wanted all my router & Dremel bits close together, but I did not want to drill all the holes. So I waited. Experimented. Failed. — One day, I decided to pretend, in order to identify presumptions. I pretended that the router bit wasn’t a route...

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Wall Shelf Build with Lap Joints for Garage Organization

01-27-2019 03:22 PM by WoodshopTherapy | 0 comments »

This week I finished installing wall shelves for recycling bins and a storage tote. They’re super strong – I even stood on them to test if they would hold my weight. Build Video – https://youtu.be/R3hrtPWMkXM In this video to show how to cut lap joints with a few different tools; circular saw, hand saw, and table saw. I also share some woodworking tips along the way. I hope people find it useful.

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Shop Notes #1: Organizing for the New Year

01-03-2018 04:39 PM by Steve | 0 comments »

I like to start off a new year by getting my shop in shape. After the busy holiday season, offcuts are piled everywhere, edges are dull and the deficiencies in the workspace are sharp in my mind. Shortly after Christmas, I set to work making a new stand for my lathe. The old one was designed to stand in the middle of the room and had storage on both sides. I ended up pushing it against a wall, which made that space either worthless or terribly inconvenient. The new stand—not a thing ...

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Of Tool Cabinets, Chewing Gum and Sealng Wax #5: Lower Cabinet Design - Tool Packing

11-23-2017 02:59 AM by Bill Berklich | 5 comments »

SktechUp – what a great tool! I can change things much easier, explore design options, and visualize architectures far easier. After a couple false starts a bit of learning on how SketchUp works compared to its big brothers the lower cabinet literally came together. The lower cabinet is expressly to house most of my power tools – the ones I reach for regularly. The multi-tool and biscuit joiner will stay in their respective cases because they just don’t get used much. T...

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Adding a Shelf to the Shop!

09-03-2017 03:17 PM by A Slice of Wood Workshop | 0 comments »

Always a dilemma, storage. I am tearing down a building that is no good and had to create more storage. Check it out and subscribe. Lots of woodworking!

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Shop Upgrades #25: Kaisen Foam: Door and Latch Kit

02-16-2017 03:26 PM by bkseitz | 1 comment »

I’m a big fan of the Rigid Modular Tool box series. I use these tool boxes mainly to organize my Ryobi ONE+ tools into grab and go kits for projects around the town. I’ve a few other Battery tools hung for easier access, such as drills. But most of my woodshop are either hand tools or power tools, so portability for out of shop work trumped in-shop convenience. The a couple of weeks ago I had gotten some kaizen foam to organize my shop(s) better. First off was my measur...

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My Journey As A Creative Designer - Woodworking and Beyond #1753: Returning to "Normal"

08-01-2016 12:14 PM by Sheila Landry (scrollgirl) | 4 comments »

As we begin this month of August, I am finally feeling as if things are getting back to 'normal'. Defining what that means isn't always easy, but after months of distractions and preparations and then our actual move, it feels pretty good.Everything essential to our daily living is just about done. Furniture is here and in place, boxes are put away and shops are set up. The most important thing though is that our 'creative places' are clean and comfortable and ready to be ...

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Making of a Shop #1: Finally Starting

07-19-2016 11:23 AM by nbgarageshop | 3 comments »

I bought my house in 2012 and remodeled the whole interior and exterior. I setup a rough shop in my garage so I could do the things I needed in order to do my remodel. Now that I’m done with the work that I/my wife wanted done inside and out, I can finally start setting up my garage for woodworking. Its been awhile since I’ve built anything nice from scratch, mostly just some refinishing or making a few things for the home remodel. My garage is 23×20 but its not all usable...

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