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Workshop Projects

It seems that a woodworker is never truly finished with his or her workshop. A woodworkers workshop is often an ongoing project that never ends. We may get by with what we have, for the time being, but theres always something that could use improvement if its even just a personal want and not a need. Well, the Dogwood Tales workshop is no different. Follow me along with the latest plans for a woodworking workshop with projects from simple workshop jig plans to a workshop floor plan. Free workshop plans will be provided with some of these workshop projects!

What do I have planned for the My Workshop segment of this website?

Workshop floor plans and the best workshop plans include efficient workshop storage . That means we need things like adequate workshop wall cabinets. These cabinets are essential for an organized storage system of your workshop items that make them easy to get out when needed and, just as important, easy to put away. After all, if its not easy to put the item away, then theres an increased temptation to just leave it out. This results in extra clutter around the workshop possibly adding tripping hazards not safe! Additionally, if an unneeded tool is left out not only is there an increased risk of personal injury to you, but of that tool getting damaged by getting knocked off the workbench or something of that nature.

My workshop was originally just a one car garage in the basement of my house, so when I developed my first set of plans for a woodworking workshop I had to develop some efficient garage plans with workshop . Some of what I have developed for my workshop was inspired by the much admired New Yankee Workshop (I mean, come on, who doesn't admire that?). Up until now my workshop layout has worked well for me, but it needs improvement to optimize the available floor space and to allow me to work more efficiently as a home based woodworking business.

What are you working on or have planned for your workshop?

As I said at the top, a woodworkers workshop is never truly finished.  I have many ideas in store for the workshop segment of my web site and look forward to sharing the adventure with you. As iron sharpens iron, so man sharpens his fellow man so on that thought any woodworker can always help and be helped by another woodworker. So please stay tuned to my workshop page and let me know what you're working on in your workshop FOR your workshop and lets have fun working on our workshops together!

Workshop Projects

Shop Made CycloneDust Collector

A few years ago I built my own cyclone. Unfortunately I do not have video of the process, but I did take some pictures.

I will soon add captions and explanations of the process of making my own shop made cyclone dust collector.

In the meantime, I hope you enjoy the slide show (15 pictures).