Advice for your inspiring workshop is here with topics that include shop storage, dust collection, lighting & wiring, and shop jigs. You'll also find tips about shop layout, maintenance, and workbenches.
Because my shop has several dust-producing machines close to each other, space for, and access to, individual dust-collection blast gates proved problematic.
Ripping thin strips between the tablesaw blade and fence can be risky business.
I’ve long debated whether to add a permanent tool tray to my workbench.
Making small parts using a mitersaw or tablesaw can be a dicey affair.
Owner Marc Manly calls it “the barn,” but you won’t find any animals inside. Rather, a spacious shop and a space to entertain—both as beautiful as the exterior—share the interior.