Tag Archives: Workshop layout

More reshuffling

After finishing off the drill press stand, I tucked the power tool table behind it, the folding workbenches beside it, rearranged the contents of its shelves and cleared off the top of the chest of drawers so it can hold … Continue reading

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Clearing the decks

I’ve had a few hours in the workshop over the last few days and I’ve been focussing on tidying up ready for any opportunity I get to spend a bit longer out there. I found a home for the Hitachi … Continue reading

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Projects – Tool storage – Part 1

As I mentioned last week, I don’t think I’ll ever have space to array all my tools on the walls of my workshop. That said I think there’s definitely scope for a few frequently used ones to live on the … Continue reading

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Bench reconstruction – Part 3

Yesterday I was only able to do a little bit of work on the smaller bench. My mission for today was to at least get all the bits into the garage, as my wife needs the car back! As the … Continue reading

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Bandsaw delivery

Yesterday I took delivery of my latest toy, a Charnwood W730 bandsaw from Homewood Ltd in Worthing. Mobile base I was given the dimensions of the base of the saw in advance, so I was able to prepare one of … Continue reading

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Light reading – Setting up shop

I’ve wanted a proper workshop for ages and over the years I’ve amassed a small collection of books on the subject: Build Your Own Mobile Power Tool Centers – I must have had this book for about 15 years now … Continue reading

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