Questions tagged [shop]
The place(s) where the woodworking happens. Sizes, requirements, setup safety concerns etc.
What are the sound frequencies (Hz) of common woodworking machines?
I am trying to improve the sound insulation in my garage shop, and I gather that Sound Transmission Class (STC) ratings of different soundproofing solutions vary as function of Hz levels of sounds. I ...
What are the less commonly discussed must-haves in your woodshop first-aid kit?
I was talking with a relative who is an EMT. I asked them what thing I should have in my first aid kit that wouldn't be obvious to me (or that would not come in a typical store-bought first aid kit). ...
Is a 20 ft by 12 ft workshop a good size for a woodworking shop? [closed]
I'm in the planning stage of building a shed. I would like to be able to use a table saw and various other tools (drill press, router table, compound miter saw, etc). Would a 20x12 shed be big enough? ...
Woodworking shops in Montreal,Canada [closed]
I arrived in Canada/Montreal about a week ago, and want to make/ create some wooden projects, therefore I went to some wood suppliers like HomeDepot, RenoDepot, etc. The average price of 8*4*3/4 ...
How to soundproof the Wood Shop?
I hold a small (15qm) Wood Shop at the basement, where I have the classic power tools like: a miter saw, a bench saw and a wood drill press and some other hand power tools. There is a real issue ...
Gradual upgrade of dust collection ducting
My question is simmilar to Will this setup severely reduce the CFM from my dust collector? I have 2" ducting for a shop vac and a small dust deputy. I want to upgrade to a dust collector and 4" ...
How do I prevent my table saw fence from deflecting?
One problem I tend to have in any shop that I work in, is when I'm cutting a full 4x8 sheet of plywood and I butt it up against the fence, it always budges; even just 1/32." I always end up using a ...
Can you hook up two shop-vacs in parallel to increase airflow through a dust collection system?
I have a PVC dust collection system comprised of 3" piping through my shop. It works pretty well, except I would benefit from a bit more airflow. I have two shop vacs, one of which is pretty much ...
What kind of fire extinguisher should I have in the shop?
Apologies if this is off topic. I realize it's only tangentially-related to woodworking. In my 12' x 16' workshop, I have a lot of lumber, projects in mid-construction, tools, a computer and ...
What is the proper humidity for a shop and how should I achieve it?
I'm off to build my own workshop for mostly woodworking projects in the (huge) basement garage of a very old house. The garage is about 5 by 30 meters(16 by 100 ft) and has a varying height of 3 to 6 ...
LED Lights for the Woodworking Workshop
This question might be stretching the scope of this SE, but it's woodworking-related so I'll go with it. I'll be purchasing a home sometime soon and will finally have a garage space all to myself for ...
How do I prevent static on vacuum hoses?
Whether sucking up large amounts of sawdust at once or when attached to a tool, static electricity always builds up on my shop vac hoses when the dust passes through. This leads to messes on the hose ...
What sort of dust collection system would be adequate for a two-car garage?
I have only recently moved into a new house with an attached two-car garage. I am also starting to make a fair bit of dust working on projects in the garage. Tools I am using include handsaws, a ...
What tools do I need to start making cabinets?
I am looking for what equipment I need to start a minimal shop that will eventually be making nice cabinets. I have no preference for power tools versus hand tools. I already have a cheap contractor'...