New Products Flash Sale
Thread Tools
Old Jun 07, 2012, 11:17 AM
bazman is offline
Find More Posts by bazman
I land in the trees
Discussion

Show us your workshop


Since I'm a curious fellow (and a workshop nerd), I'd love to see photos of everyone's work area, especially how it's laid out and what tools and equipment are in it. Doesn't matter how big or small. Let's see 'em!
Sign up now
to remove ads between posts
Old Jun 07, 2012, 01:13 PM
planeman is offline
Find More Posts by planeman
High Exalted Poohbah
planeman's Avatar
Well, since you asked . . . The individual photos were taken while I was preparing the shop for some old chemistry lab floor and wall cabinets that were taken from a local high school chemistry lab. The school was being closed down. The shop was in disarray at this point. The photo montage (.PDF file) is a more recent set of photos that were taken after the shop was re-arranged and cleaned up. Also, the table saw is different. I now have an Austrian manufactured 12" table saw with a ball bearing sliding table. Not shown is a new MIG welder.

Planeman
Last edited by planeman; Jun 07, 2012 at 01:20 PM.
Old Jun 07, 2012, 01:19 PM
bazman is offline
Find More Posts by bazman
I land in the trees
Quote:
Originally Posted by planeman View Post
Well, since you asked . . .

Planeman
Excellent workshop. I love seeing a lifetime's worth of collected tools.
Old Jun 07, 2012, 03:13 PM
dedStik is online now
Find More Posts by dedStik
Redacted per NSA "suggestion"
dedStik's Avatar
My shop consists of a fold-able table in the dining room with a piece of MDF on top. I have a few xactos a utility knife, a sharpener, a few items for hole and circle cutting, and template material. That's about it, nothing fancy.
Old Jun 07, 2012, 05:10 PM
mjcmyers is offline
Find More Posts by mjcmyers
Got Foam?
mjcmyers's Avatar
I won't be building any giant scale planes on it but that old scaffold and 36" interior door taking up space in the garage does make one heck of a nice bench for making foamies...
Not shown are the other two folding tables full of supplies on the opposite walls.
Old Jun 07, 2012, 06:34 PM
bazman is offline
Find More Posts by bazman
I land in the trees
Quote:
Originally Posted by mjcmyers View Post
I won't be building any giant scale planes on it but that old scaffold and 36" interior door taking up space in the garage does make one heck of a nice bench for making foamies...
Not shown are the other two folding tables full of supplies on the opposite walls.
The top of my workbench is also made out of a door. Salvaged it from all the remodeling I've done to the house. Works great.
Old Jun 07, 2012, 06:36 PM
bazman is offline
Find More Posts by bazman
I land in the trees
My garage houses most of the major tools and work surfaces, but I have a separate room in the house set aside for the soldering/wiring/intricate bits. Works out really well.
Old Jun 07, 2012, 07:54 PM
FlyDave is offline
Find More Posts by FlyDave
Crash proof pilot
FlyDave's Avatar
This is my recent workshop makeup.

How it was before :

Name: 20120409_175543 (Small).jpg
Views: 628
Size: 99.1 KB
Description:

total mess !

And how it is after :

Name: 20120607_131626.jpg
Views: 597
Size: 189.8 KB
Description:

Plastic cabinets are from Keter , the wood parts (bench and shelves) are home-made by me.
Old Jun 08, 2012, 12:38 AM
bazman is offline
Find More Posts by bazman
I land in the trees
Quote:
Originally Posted by FlyDave View Post
This is my recent workshop makeup.

How it was before :

Attachment 4921051

total mess !

And how it is after :

Attachment 4921052

Plastic cabinets are from Keter , the wood parts (bench and shelves) are home-made by me.
Those hanging bins on the first pic look pretty handy. What did you replace them with?
Old Jun 08, 2012, 05:10 AM
FlyDave is offline
Find More Posts by FlyDave
Crash proof pilot
FlyDave's Avatar
Quote:
Originally Posted by bazman View Post
Those hanging bins on the first pic look pretty handy. What did you replace them with?
I plan to place a pegboard under the plastic wall mounted cabinets, i'm working on it.
Old Jun 08, 2012, 07:05 AM
crowe04 is offline
Find More Posts by crowe04
Registered User
This link will give you one or two to look at!

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=823744
Old Jun 08, 2012, 07:27 AM
bazman is offline
Find More Posts by bazman
I land in the trees
Quote:
Originally Posted by crowe04 View Post
This link will give you one or two to look at!

https://www.rcgroups.com/forums/showthread.php?t=823744
That's a great post. I figured there had to be another one out there somewhere. Love seeing the level of obsession people go with their workshops. I'd love to see a CNC machine in mine.
Old Sep 02, 2012, 06:35 PM
GeoVent is offline
Find More Posts by GeoVent
Registered User

Carlstadt Airworks


You asked for it ......
Old Sep 02, 2012, 09:44 PM
Curare is offline
Find More Posts by Curare
KE your cub.
Curare's Avatar
That's a cute little workshop GeoVent.

Hehehe, I'd kill for that amount of space!
Old Sep 04, 2012, 10:12 AM
caymin last is offline
Find More Posts by caymin last
So broke I can't pay attention
I believe it's called "organised chaos" LOL! I swear, it was all cleaned up just last week.


Thread Tools

Similar Threads
Category Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
Contest Show us your Nano in action contest! JimDrew Xtreme Power Systems 103 Jul 15, 2014 07:45 PM
Discussion Show Us Your Hoverthings FPV Frame scrape Multirotor Talk 2149 Apr 18, 2014 06:06 PM
Discussion Show us your Hangar/WorkShop mcnuts Gilbert Quiet Flyers (Arizona) 150 Apr 17, 2014 10:26 AM
Gallery Show us your scratchbuild hanger Jab69 Foamies (Scratchbuilt) 14 Dec 18, 2011 01:15 AM
Gallery Show us your workshop or man cave! TopSecretBoats Racing Boats - Internal Combustion 10 Sep 25, 2010 01:08 PM