Shop Tour 2016

April 14, 2016

I’ve been in my new home and shop for almost a year and a half now and have been wanting to put out a shop tour since I got things somewhat sorted out. It kept getting […]

Slide Away Table with Counterweights

April 7, 2016

When I had an opportunity to get the X-Carve from Inventables, it was a no brainer that I needed to go for the 1000mm version. Of course I needed the extra size for the large projects and […]

Monkey Moment #01 – Giant Moving Cart

March 3, 2016

Welcome to the inaugural post of the short format Monkey Moment series. I’ve been wanting to do a “quick tip” type of series for a long time and just haven’t gotten it done. I’ve actually shot […]

Dust Collector Drum Sensor

October 22, 2015

When starting my dust collector upgrade, I knew I would be needing a solution to know when my dust bin was full before my cyclone and filter were packed. I found more than a few […]

Hanging Storage Shelves

September 23, 2015

Do you have a storage area that is over crowded with… stuff? A lot of people get storage shelves at an attempt to try to hold said stuff but they always have left me wanting […]

Magnetic Frame and Steel Cabinet Chalk Board

August 17, 2015

My friend brought over a dart board a few months ago and we’ve been playing a gamed called cricket ever since. I’ve had stacks of paper start to disappear from all the score keeping. About […]

Make a Joiner’s Mallet

January 8, 2015

I recently picked up some nice German-made Two Cherry chisels to use as I get into the finer side of woodworking. Because of this, I needed to get or make a wooden mallet so I […]

Mobile Tool Base

August 21, 2014

My dad gave me an old 6″ Craftsman jointer with a metal frame like a large erector set. Since the layout of my shop changes quite frequently depending on what I’m working on, I knew […]

Zero Clearance Table Saw Insert

May 8, 2014

On more than a few occasions, I’ve needed a zero clearance table saw insert. I was always too cheap to buy one specially made for my saw and didn’t have the planer to get the […]

DIY Bandsaw Fence

April 24, 2014

My refurbished bandsaw has worked great for me but was still lacking something. The Kreg universal bandsaw fence has been on wishlist for some time but for at a cost of over $100 I decide to […]

Rolling Shop Carts

January 3, 2014

It was getting time to reorganize my garage/shop so I was on the lookout for a few months for ideas. I came across an article on about a the Roll-Away Shop and fell in love. […]

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