New Shop layout - advice sought

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  1. Oct 7, 2019 #21

    tornitore45

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    My bench grinders are too low, making it difficult to judge when the tool I am trying to sharpen is touching the right spot of the wheel.
    The angle of the surface you grind depends on the spot you touch on a round wheel.
     
  2. Oct 7, 2019 #22

    Charles Lamont

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    I find a high stool is one of the more important pieces of workshop furniture.
     
  3. Oct 7, 2019 #23

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    A high chair sounds like a good idea for some operations - I always stand. A low chair might solve the low grinder height problem some are having.
     
  4. Oct 8, 2019 #24

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    Safety glasses for protection at the machines?
     
  5. Oct 8, 2019 #25

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    I always wear safety glasses when in the shop but they should be the last line of defense. A hot chip (or worse) hitting your face is not fun.
     
  6. Oct 8, 2019 #26

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    When grinding, I always use a full face shield.
     
  7. Oct 9, 2019 #27

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    Great advice, all. I'll take pictures as it comes together - but not for some time. Earliest build commencement is Feb next year at this rate. I'm starting to think the 336D lathe might be too much machinery for me as a beginner - but that's an aside comment.
    I've added a horizontal band saw on the list and an air compressor. Also a shop vac for the router - I've already got a dust shroud for it.

    regards to all
    Tamey
     
  8. Oct 10, 2019 #28

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    Get onto the "Garage Journal" forum... you'll get heaps of ideas there
     
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    Great reference. Thanks Rob
     

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