My New Workshop Dust Extraction System

In this video I install my new dust extraction system.

This video covers the extractor machines themselves, the ducting, how I connected all my tools, and installing a pillar to the centre of the workshop from which to run services.

Part 1 - Blast Gates video : https://youtu.be/uAFoXQsx2ZQ
Part 2 - Dust Cyclone Separator video : https://youtu.be/ao2NztU51Ww

Making DIY Blast Gates For Dust Extraction

In this video I make some DIY blast gates for my new dust extraction system.

Part 2 - Dust Cyclone Separator: https://youtu.be/ao2NztU51Ww
Part 3 - Dust Extraction System: COMING SOON

Bosch Holesaw bit: https://amzn.to/2NoWnn6

Making A Cat Sofa (or Small Dog Sofa!)

In this video I design and build a mid century modern style cat sofa, although it could be used by small dogs or perhaps other pets (ferrets maybe?).  These make for a great cat bed or dog bed for your furry friends!
Cat sofa
In this video I'm going to be making a sofa for a cat or small dog.
I had lots of offcuts of 18mm plywood left over from my recent mitre station build and this would be a great project to make use of those.

Making The Mitre Saw Station (PART 2)

In this video I begin making a new mitre station in the workshop.  It will have some of the usual features and some unusual ones too, including a passive dust collection drawer, t track, measuring tape and stop block, mitre saw hood and dust shrouds. Plus, it will also create space for some of my other machines like the belt and disc sander, planer thicknesser, drill press, and grinder.
 
Adjustable feet: https://amzn.to/2nVvFbT (UK)

Making The Mitre Saw Station (PART 1)

In this video I begin making a new mitre station in the workshop.  It will have some of the usual features and some unusual ones too, including a passive dust collection drawer, t track, measuring tape and stop block, mitre saw hood and dust shrouds. Plus, it will also create space for some of my other machines like the belt and disc sander, planer thicknesser, drill press, and grinder.
 
Adjustable feet: https://amzn.to/2nVvFbT (UK)

Why I Changed My Mitre Saw - HiKOKI / Metabo HPT C3610 DRA Review

In this video I talk about why I changed my mitre saw from the Axminster White to the HiKOKI / Metabo HPT 36v cordless mitre saw model C3610DRA.  I compare both saws in this video, and review the features, plus what I like and dislike about each of them.
 
Skill Builder video about the HiKOKI saw, Robin Clevitt : https://youtu.be/txC0qSouDXQ

Making New Vice Jaws

In this video I make some new jaws for a Record 52 1/2 P Vice which I cleaned up and restored in a recent video.  The jaws have some built in dog holes so that I can use it in conjunction with my new MFT workbench top. I used sapele for this one as it's a hardwood so it should be durable enough to last a few years of use and abuse.
 
Assembly Table & Vice Restoration video: https://youtu.be/uR3jjy5KYv8

Making An MFT Top - No CNC, No Guide Jigs

In this video I make a MFT top for my new workbench / assembly table for use with bench dogs, fences and accessories without the use of a CNC or any expensive guide jig systems.  Instead, I just use my usual workshop tools and a hand made jig to layout and drill the holes accurately.   Consider it a poor man's MFT table for those who don't have the money for a Festool table or one of the fancy guide jig systems like the UJK Teechnology Parf Guide System.
 

Assembly / Workbench Table - Plus Vice Restoration

In this video I make the base for my new workshop workbench / assembly / work table.  To be honest I'm not sure what to call it yet, but it's definitely going to get used for cutting sheet materials down to size and for assemblies, and I've decided to make an MFT top for it to maximise it's usefulness!  I also restore and fit a Record 52 1/2 P vice which I bought secondhand, and add some castors.
 
Plans and cut lists available at the Etsy link (see below)
 

How To Make Heavy Duty Brackets - Great For Wood/Timber Storage

In this video I show how I make some super strong DIY heavy duty brackets using scrap wood which I'm going to be using for wood / lumber / timber storage. And then I hang from them, naturally.  I weigh about 82kg by the way!

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