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  1. Gooch

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    I decided to make a new work bench / out feed table/ router table / whatever table for the garage.
    I picked up all the material over the weekend and hoping to finish it before xmas.
    I will keep you all posted with the progress, if it goes well haha
    The top shelf is removable and the tool chest in the middle slide back and forth. I am putting t-slot tracks on it as well to make it more
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    I modeled it up in CAD and have been tweaking it over the last few weeks. Check it out and wish me luck
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    nice! I love modelling stuff before building it. I did it for my bathroom reno and my dock :cool:
     
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    Makes me jealous. I dropped a router into my table saw in my last workshop so I could share the fence between the saw and the router. Total surface area was about 5'x6'. Incredibly versatile. Had to sell it with the move to Seattle and now most workshop work is started by a Google search for "Extremely small workshop project X"
     
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    It makes it sooo much easier. I use Solid Edge and Solid works for most of my projects. I could not imagine making something without modeling it first.
    I started on the table yesterday. I have the 2x8 leg material all dressed and ready. Should be a fun project
     
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    Solidworks is way too expensive so I use Sketchup haha
     
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    I made a top for a husky tool cabinet so I could mount my drill press to it. Now I can roll it around and it has nice storage for bits.
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    Do you have a Roomba for the garage?


    just curious.... lol
     
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    OCD man
     
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    Obviously you wheel that drill press right out of the garage when you want to drill something lol
     
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    Not this time of year!
    Clean as I go. Projects take a little longer is all
     
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    Looks awesome, still working on finishing my garage, but got all kinds of organization and functional projects queued up.
     
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    Some progress made on the my work bench/ router table/ outfeed table etc.
    All ply is cut, lumber dressed and legs primed IMG_20181206_090712_774_resized_1.jpg
     
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    Very cool. I like the flip up table idea.
    Mine is going to have the tools on plates that attach to top but can be stored underneath.
     
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    When I first watched it, my only thought was that he was really going to have trouble doing cross cuts with his table saw, but then I realsed he had the mitre saw in the setup as well that solves that. My table saw was the centre of everything I did in my workshop.
     
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    I still couldn't deal with it. It's a great set up for his tools, and pretty clever work around implementing. But I would've gotten a place with a bigger work space. Picturing myself working in that set up really bothers me :lol: just way too cramped.
     
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    a little progress. All pieces are prepped and I can start to assemble it soon.
    Router lift arrived yesterday too.
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    Do you label your garage doors so you can remember what order they are in? Just curious lol.
     
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    great question haha
    The switches on the wall are not in any order at all. This way I do not press the wrong one :)
     
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    that's quite the setup. I'm currently looking into a Router purchase as i have to design a new range hood and cabinetry to go around it.
    Which model do you recommend? and what exactley does the plunge router do?
     
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    It is starting to look like a table. Still a shit load left to do before finished.
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    Looking good!
     
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    Finally done. I have a dust collector coming that should be here next week. Let me show you it.
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    You did an amazing job. Attention to detail is likely some of the best I've ever seen.

    But, gotta ask, why did you label your garage doors? Get confused sometimes? :lol:
     
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    Wow... that's pretty awesome. Canadarm and everything :bowdown:

    Pleeeeeeeeeeease put a Canada flag sticker on there like this:

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    The garage door buttons are not labeled and we always forgot which was which. The numbers on the button and door solved that issue.
     
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    NIIIIIIICE! Very nice!
     
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    A little update. Got the new dust collector system hooked up and it works amazing.
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    My dust collector is a broom and dustpan :lol:
     
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    I just sweep mine out the door :lol:
     
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    This - or I work outside... which happens more often than not...
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