Now that I'm done with sharing my woodworking projects, from the first to the last one, I'm thinking about how my X-leg stools need to be finished and all the future projects I want to make. Just one problem... I don't have a wood shop!
Most likely I will take another class so I can have access to the tools, but I also want to start putting together a shop of my own. So, being the
I included links to each item as a reference, with some of the more highly rated or popular brands represented. However, if any of you have advice or experience with a particular tool that you just have to recommend, please let me know!
Safety Items & Measuring Tools
- Hearing protection
- Face shield or safety glasses
- Dust mask or respirator
- Framing square or Combination square
- Trusty pencil!
- Circular Saw (7 1/4")
- Jig Saw
- Table Saw
- Compound Miter Saw
- Router with a Bit Set and optional Table
- Random Orbit Sander
- Bar Clamps or Pipe Clamps (2-3' and 2-5' min.
- Bench Vise or clamp
- Corner or Right Angle Clamp
- Brad Nailer (nail gun)
- Heavy Duty Staple Gun
- Drill (3/8" variable speed) & (Twist drill bits (1/16-3/8"), Spade-shaped drill bits, Brad-point drill bits)
- Doweling jig
- Kreg jig
- Screwdrivers (straight, Phillips)
- Pliers (Slip-joint, needle-nose)
- Diagonal cutters
- Utility knife
- Rubber mallet
So, obviously this is the ultimate list of tools, with everything anyone could possibly want. I am pretty much starting from scratch, with a few exceptions. So that's a pretty big hint for my friends and family who know my birthday is coming up... ;)
Let me know if you have any suggestions, recommendations, or comments on the tools I've shared. I'd love to hear them!
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