Shop Tour part 2 Drill press,workbench,worktable and more tools.

Stuffed in the corner is my Harbor Freight tool box full of hand tools like screwdrivers,files,chisels,socket set and open and boxed end wrenches.

Pegboard mounted above aloows for hanging hammers,hack saw and my 4″x36″ sanding belts.

tool box

tool box

In the cabinets mounted above the tool box I store some fluids for my pickup truck,waxes, WD40 and stains. Also I keep rubbing alcohol,denatured alcohol and a few spray cans of paint and adhesives.

paint wd40 etc

paint wd40 etc

This is my main workbench in my shop. There are so many projects that are built on this bench. I have two different types of vises,two drill presses,arbor press and many more tools that help me during the start and finish of my projects.

workbench

workbench

Below the main workbench I store some of the larger tools I have. Tools like a scroll saw,9″ band saw,portable belt sander,wire feed welder,plasma cutter,portable band saw and my second drill press.

below workbench

below workbench

This side view of the shops work tables shows a tool post used to hang a Dremel 4000 and a adjustable table cart that I keep pens,pencils,tape measures,remote controls for the TV & stereo. It has also come in handy to put a printer for the computer that really is only used occasionally.

work table

work table

On the work table I have my laptop,anodizer, miscellaneous nut & bolt container and my soldering iron.Below the work table is a few old computers,storage cabinets for the hundreds of fasteners I use and some accessories for my Dremel tools.

 

below work table

below work table

An overall view of the work table revels a paper cutter,camera tripod,pegboard for tape,sissors,saw blades and just all my crap!

work table overall

work table overall




Above the work table is a cabinet that hasĀ  paints and cleaners I use in my glass work.

paints and stuff

paints and stuff

Next cabinet over has sandblast supplies like photo resist films and Letralite exposure unit. Air brush,resin dyes and a few other odds & ends up there too!

sandblast supplies

sandblast supplies

I have a cabinet I store resin like Alumi Lite,plastic storage containers and the supplies I use for French Polish.

resins

resins

That’s about it in a abbreviated description of this side of my shop.

The next photo below is from the mini-lathe side that I didn’t show in part 1 of the shop tour.Below the 4″x36″ belt sander id a drawer that I keep some rock polishing supplies and tools.

rock polishing equipment

rock polishing equipment

Here is the hand built rock polisher that I use. It slides in and out of the cabinet for storage. I am able to polish glass,granite,river rocks,marble using several types of diamond pads.

I have a video show ing how I use this tool on you tube.Click here to watch it now!

homemade rock polisher

homemade rock polisher

The rock polisher is 220 volt with a 110volt contactor for the control. I simply hook up a power cord to a foot switch to turn on & off so I can hold on to my work piece with both hands.

rock polisher controls

rock polisher controls

One end of my shop has a deep well mop sink,hot water heater with a little storage below.

sink area

sink area

There are about 10 spray bottles with cleaning supplies hanging next to the sink.

cleaning supplies

cleaning supplies

As a continued part of what I do is my office and computer desk which is one of the spare bedrooms in my house.

computer desk

computer desk

The entertainment center has my stereo,tv and books.

entertainment center

entertainment center