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Are you looking for or do you have tips to share regarding the workshop? Storage, equipment placement, efficiency, and more. Post your questions and helpful tips, here.

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View squazo's profile

equipment insurance

09-22-2021 05:41 PM by squazo

I just spoke with my all state guy and he told me that he can not sell me equ...

0 09-22-2021 05:41 PM
View Madmark2's profile (online now)

Arrrgh! Bait & switch?

09-21-2021 04:41 PM by Madmark2

Wanted to get a 15,000 BTU mini-split for the garage. Already insulated the g...

14 09-21-2021 09:45 PM
View wilschroter's profile

HVAC for Workshop Inside of Home

09-19-2021 12:59 PM by wilschroter

I’m building a new home and am going to be placing my dedicated worksho...

15 09-20-2021 04:23 PM
View bbrown's profile

Dust Collector question

09-13-2021 10:52 AM by bbrown

Hello folks, Quick question: I just moved my cyclone dust collector to...

14 09-16-2021 09:56 AM
View bonesbr549's profile

Anybody else feeling the pain of trying to build a shop and construction lumber $$

09-09-2021 02:56 PM by bonesbr549

I have been away for a good while. Sold my house / shop in PA and moved bac...

11 09-10-2021 08:35 PM
View Zvonko's profile

Pegboard - love idea, hate the hangers

08-27-2021 05:56 PM by Zvonko

I love the idea of pegboard. Easily rearrange tools and keep them visible. Ho...

42 09-08-2021 06:36 PM
View Kudzupatch's profile

Shop layout

09-06-2021 12:52 PM by Kudzupatch

Long story that doesn’t matter. But we are going to live in our RV whi...

15 09-08-2021 12:35 AM
View Justin M Schmidt's profile

"unorthodox" tool storage options

03-15-2013 04:44 PM by Justin M Schmidt

I’m working on upgrading my tiny attic workshop, first with a new bench...

21 09-06-2021 04:07 PM
View B4B's profile

1hp Dust Collector as Shop Vac

09-04-2021 02:24 PM by B4B

The cost of 1 HP Dust Collectors and a large shop vac are similarly priced. I...

4 09-05-2021 03:16 AM
View squazo's profile

New AC question

08-24-2021 04:56 PM by squazo

I got a new 12k Mr cool minisplit (I was in the other thread about this a wee...

24 09-04-2021 12:02 AM
View TxSurveyor's profile

Shed Day has Arrived!!!!!

09-01-2021 01:25 PM by TxSurveyor

Today is the day the crew is coming to build my new shed shop! 12×14 woo...

9 09-02-2021 07:55 PM
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Work Bench Anatomy

06-09-2021 01:22 PM by TxSurveyor

I’m not new to woodworking, but I’m new to woodworking specific w...

12 08-31-2021 10:09 PM
View Steinbierz's profile

Where to Put Two Bandsaws in Shop?

08-14-2021 01:53 PM by Steinbierz

I have a Felder 27” (FB 710) and a Laguna 18” bandsaw. I am just ...

23 08-28-2021 11:44 AM
View Thorbjorn88's profile

concrete slab vs wooden subfloor for shed build

08-25-2021 04:06 PM by Thorbjorn88

I’m planning to build a 16’x24’ shed to be my workshop whic...

23 08-27-2021 09:37 PM
View Sark's profile

2-Blower dust collection system with shop made fittings: the good and the so-so

06-23-2021 05:03 PM by Sark

A few years ago, I bought two 2-HP Grizzly dust collectors for $300 and deter...

9 08-21-2021 09:00 PM
View MJClark's profile

HVAC in a garage woodshop

05-28-2019 02:19 AM by MJClark

I took a few months off as I acquired some new tools including a used 220v de...

48 08-19-2021 03:45 PM
View tmasondarnell's profile

Heating/Conditioning the Shop year round?

08-07-2017 12:25 AM by tmasondarnell

I am in Central Texas. We are just coming off of 45 days of 100+ temps—...

20 08-17-2021 03:51 PM
View PBWilson1970's profile

Woodworking questions in the Tampa, Florida area

08-09-2021 09:29 PM by PBWilson1970

My wife and I are planning on retiring to the Tampa area in a few years, clos...

10 08-10-2021 10:45 PM
View Sark's profile

Power hand tool storage—what do you do? I need ideas

08-09-2021 12:44 AM by Sark

My power hand tools (all Makita)—-both battery and corded—-currently get thro...

8 08-09-2021 07:03 PM
View MDiDomenico's profile

Dust Collection Recommendations

08-06-2021 04:23 PM by MDiDomenico

I currently have my workshop set up in my 2-car garage. For dust collection,...

11 08-07-2021 03:56 PM

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