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Workshop by kodiak posted 02-19-2010 10:38 PM 1409 reads 0 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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my shop is about 20×24, After browsing threw the jigs projects I can see that I’m going to be building a few jigs in the next few weeks. Still have a few issues with the dust system but its coming along. The little down draft table is made out of and old exhaust fan I found, works great but still trying to find a vacuum cleaner bag that will fit it ( the pillow case works not to bad ) on the other side of the shop is the chop saw and a radial arm saw and all the clamps.
Everything works good but a few upgrades would be nice. A new router table and a bigger band saw for re-sawing, maybe next year.
All the wood behind the dust system is trim ends from the local saw mill, we use them for fire wood and what ever project we are working on. They make great pieces for trying out a cut if your not to sure.
Between me and my dad we put out close to 40-50 projects in a winter, mostly small projects like small boxes 3-d cut outs of animals picture frames than sort of thing, nothing bigger than a toy box but you never know what next week will bring.

If you have any questions let me know

-- Simple advice is the best advice


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Scott Bryan

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#1 posted 02-20-2010 12:51 AM

Kodiak, this is a pretty nice looking shop that you two have. It does look like you have a lot going on in there and I can see that you have managed the trim end storage pretty well. It looks like you are fairly well stocked with wood. You also have some nice tools to play with as well.

Thanks for the pictures. I enjoyed visiting your shop.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#2 posted 02-20-2010 06:43 AM

Hey kodiak,
Now that is a sweet set-up with real cool tools and plenty of timber…well done

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kodiak

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#3 posted 02-20-2010 03:09 PM

many years in the making, thanks for stopping by

-- Simple advice is the best advice

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cstrang

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#4 posted 02-20-2010 08:27 PM

Nice shop Kodiak, thanks for the tour.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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woodworm

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#5 posted 02-20-2010 09:20 PM

Nice shop, alot of cuts off lumber. Enjoyed the shop tour.
Could not see the Table Saw much closer, is it Grizzly?

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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kodiak

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#6 posted 02-21-2010 02:16 AM

the table saw is a general,

-- Simple advice is the best advice

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jm82435

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#7 posted 02-22-2010 08:45 PM

shop/ kiln? Is it really 80 degrees in there? Nice shop, looks like you have a pretty good stash of lumber too.

-- A thing of beauty is a joy forever...

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DaddyZ

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#8 posted 02-22-2010 09:06 PM

Nice Stash, Saw a Dremel Scroll Saw Picked mine up at an auction for 60 bucks

-- Pat - Worker of Wood, Collector of Tools, Father of one

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