Showing posts from April, 2019

Finalized Shop Setup, Built a Toolbox

Finished shop setup... for now: My hope was to have completed Van's toolbox project last week, but getting all the bench tools assembled, mounted, and tested took longer than expected.  Much like the week before, the only productive day this weekend was Sunday.  After picking up a bench grinder, and assorted mounting hardware, I made my way to the hangar.  I started by assembling and positioning the tools where I thought they would be best placed, and then traced out and drilled mounting holes for each.  I then tested each by powering them on and waiting for the explosion. I must have spent an hour figuring out how to set up that band saw. This time around, I thought I would experiment with a time-lapse setup with my old GoPro.  I was able to record the entire session with a new 128GB card, and I'll edit and upload it to YouTube when I get the chance. Built the Van's Toolbox Kit: Confident that I wasn't going to lose a finger to the band saw unless it