RIGHT: The copper tubing on the wall of Scott's lower-level shop traps moisture that forms in the compressed-air system, the result of hot air blowing through it. Water runs into a tank that Scott empties periodically. In the foreground is Scott's outfeed table. He built it of cabinet-grade plywood and designed it to be the same height as his mitersaw table to give him more stock support. On the tabletop are some of the roller boards Scott designed for moving heavier pieces. (See plans on page 32.)
ABOVE: Ductwork for Scott's two dust-collection systems snakes around virtually every tool in his lower-level shop, which houses his tools. His Fein vac system provides pinpoint collection at his drill press and bandsaw, general collection at his mitersaw and router-table fence, and additional collection at his smaller tablesaw. Scott's 5-hp dust-collection unit services his drill press and the small Delta sander next to it, as well as his 6x80 belt sander, router table, mitersaw, tablesaw, jointer, sander, and bandsaw. White PVC pipe for Scott's Fein vacuum dust-collection unit maintains the lower-level shop wall's unbroken brightness. The photo also gives a good idea of the dust-collection ports and the interlocking soft flooring mats that make it easier for Scott to work on a concrete floor.
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There are a lot of things that either needs to be repaired, or put together when youre a homeowner. If youre a new homeowner, and have just gotten out of apartment style living, you might want to take this list with you to the hardware store. From remolding jobs to putting together furniture you can use these 5 power tools to get your stuff together. Dont forget too that youll need a few extra tools for other jobs around the house.