1st Official project of new shop.

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Project by Ken90712 posted 10-06-2019 01:12 PM 1746 views 0 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

As some of you know Blondie and I have been building our dream shop in Nashville. Here is the first official project. A Mobile assembly table. So excited too finally start at real miter satin & cabinets along with a real woodworking bench.

The idea came from Doug on YouTube “Around home DIY.” I loved the clean look and mobility of this. I plan on making another one as an semi permanent out feed table for tablesaw as well. Here is his link.

Made from six 2 X 8 ’ s , one 2 X 10, 3 sheets 1/2 MDF. & one sheet 3/4 MDF. Applied T- track to the edges as well. I like the open shelf ’ s & easy and access. Boiled linseed oil and wax applied to surfaces. 4 inch locking caster’s from Amazon. The top is 1 1/4 thick be gluing and 3/4 & 1/2 together. I’ll be adding accessories to it like power strip and paper roll for glue ups and paper towels for clean ups.

Thx for looking, good to be making saw dust and projects again.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#1 posted 10-06-2019 01:23 PM

Congrats on your new shop. You’ll be busy for a while getting things where you want them. This bench is great beginning. With the legs like that, it is very stout. Happy woodworking in your new space buddy.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#2 posted 10-06-2019 01:26 PM

Great looking shop, can’t wait to see what projects you start pumping out of there.

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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woodshaver Tony C

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#3 posted 10-06-2019 01:26 PM

Love your shop Ken & Blondie and now you a great mobile table to do some serious work on. Nice!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 10-06-2019 02:14 PM

A beauty Ken … and built to last! Bet it feels good to be making sawdust again!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 10-06-2019 02:57 PM

I love it. Nice design…Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#6 posted 10-06-2019 07:39 PM

That’s a multi tool right there. Outfeed support, storage, and a horizontal space. Those horizontal spaces tend to get covered up, and disappear, so you can’t have too many of them, or when you go to assemble something you’ll become a juggler.

Good job, enjoy the shop.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#7 posted 10-06-2019 09:47 PM

Been wanting to see it for a while and now there it is…NICE!!! Well done sir

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#8 posted 10-06-2019 09:59 PM

One of the nicest “utility” tables I have seen. Open, accessible and with no gimmicky frills. It does the job it’s supposed to do and so many more. Outstanding concept!

-- Peter

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#9 posted 10-06-2019 11:46 PM

Very GOOD, Ken!

I think that is a very good general construction method…
... I have been planning on making several items following the same methods… just different dim’s & usage.
... and sometimes just using 1x stock.

You’re off to a good start!! Looks great…

Now, are you going to fill-in with a few drawers, etc.?


Have you been though a Winter yet? You ready for the one coming up?
Hope it doesn’t freeze you outta there. How cold does it get? Ice & Snow coming?

Take care…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: ... My Small Gallery:

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#10 posted 10-07-2019 12:22 AM

Looking good mate.

-- Don't drink and use power tools @

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#11 posted 10-07-2019 11:39 AM

Looks great friend. It’s good to have the space for a large table or two like that. Maybe consider adding a section of downdraft on one of those tables. You’re going to start power carving soon – I can feel it coming… :-)

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#12 posted 10-07-2019 01:29 PM

Assembly, storage, portability, you have it all. Nice job.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#13 posted 10-07-2019 01:51 PM

Looks like you have a lot of fun in your future.

Congrats on getting then new space set up.

-- Matt -- I yam what I yam and that's all what I yam

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#14 posted 10-07-2019 04:18 PM

Love this build. Great job. Have that video tagged on YouTube for Future Reference!

-- My life is predetermined so I will keep walking through doors that are opened.

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#15 posted 10-07-2019 08:40 PM

Gentlemen, thanks so much for the kinds word and support. It feels good to finally do some projects not that building the shop wasn’t fun. Just a different kind of fun. Joe we have been through winter last yr. we got snow once and melted by noon. It did get cold in the 20’s but the shop is fully insulated with heat and air so open 365 for fun. Ken down draft tale coming for sure. Its 5th on the list.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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