WOOD's Idea Shops
WOOD's 5 Idea Shops are packed to bursting with inspiration and projects to make your shop work faster, safer, and more efficiently.
Idea Shop 1
The original WOOD magazine Idea Shop filled a 14x28' room in a rural garage with a full complement of tools and equipment. Innovative storage and organization made the shop work effectively.
Idea Shop 1 was featured in WOOD Magazine, issue 54 (September 1992).
Idea Shop 2
Idea Shop 2 showed how a full workshop could fit into a suburban two-car garage while still enabling the garage to shelter vehicles between work sessions.
Idea Shop 2 was featured in WOOD Magazine, issue 72 (September 1994).
Idea Shop 3
Idea Shop 3 took the traditional basement workshop to new standards of efficiency and capability. Keeping dust and noise out of the living space received special attention.
Idea Shop 3 was featured in WOOD Magazine, issue 100 (November 1997).
Idea Shop 2000
A 12x20' outbuilding behind a suburban home became the site for the next Idea Shop. Mobile tools can be wheeled out onto a covered portico between the house and shop to expand work space.
Idea Shop 2000 was featured in WOOD Magazine, issue 119 (December 1999).
Idea Shop 5
Idea Shop 5 outfitted a 15x22' bay in a three-car garage with versatile modular cabinets and tool bases for maximum adaptability. A wall-cleat system allows easy storage reconfiguation.
Idea Shop 5 was featured in WOOD Magazine, issue 151 (October 2003).