My First Shop – Huntingdon, PA
My First Shop (1995-1998):
Here are some pictures of the old shop. Check 'em out....This is a good view of the back of the Jet Contractors saw. I added a router table extension (left side of picture) and house my shop vac underneath.
This shows the bench wall. The bench was an old
bowling alley top. Worked well. The base cabinets were misc leftovers.
I used the pegboard system in my current garage shop as well. I like
having everything organized and right where I need it. Jet saw in
foreground with the in-progress Plant Stands.
Who's that good lookin' guy at the bench?
The other side of the
bench. Drill press on the right with a homemade hangining cabinet that
houses all my drill and router bits. Acrylic front keeps out the dust.
WorkMate below the cabinet.
Wall opposite the bench. Stored sheet goods and lumber on this wall. On the right wall was a long utility bench. I used the far end (pictured here) for a finishing area. The vent fan barely visible above the shelves adequately ventilated the shop when needed.
The bench on the right continued towards the main bench
wall. If you went slightly out of picture (near the photographer) you'd
find a compound mitre saw station built into the white bench. It
allowed me to support long boards on the benchtop for accurate, stable