Category: Shop Equipment

The Plug

You are probably wondering about that title. This is not exactly a woodworking entry, but it is a woodworking support entry, so to speak. If you are wondering what that thing is, it is a 220 plug!! The same kind you use for your dryer and your cooking range. Hang in there, I can explain….

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Whiteboard

OK, this is NOT fine woodworking. But, what a cool idea! I do not know why I did not think of this before now. I was reading an article in Family Handyman magazine and discovered how to make a whiteboard (dry erase board) for your shop. You have to shop around for the parts, but…

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Planer Stand

I saw the plans for this planer stand in the October 2011 edition of Woodworkers Journal. This stand fits my limited space shop perfectly, it has a very small footprint when everything is folded up to it’s smallest size. As you can see the stand has wings that fold out for stacking your lumber while…

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Planer

I haven’t been doing much woodworking of late, but am just now getting back into it. I am about to begin a new project making a 3 panel screen for our basement to cover some unsightly things down there (article to follow). I attempted to plane the Maple hardwood I am using for this project…

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