This page is dedicated to the people who operate the wood shop. This area includes woodworking tools and equipment and wood storage, as well as housing the various member CNC (Computer Numerical Controlled) Router projects underway. Currently the department head for this area is Chris Odegard, who reports to Shop Manager John Scherer.
- Sawdust sucking system
- (More) Wood chisels, rasps, and files
- (More) Lathe chisels and gouges
- Lathe chuck with jaws, to allow bowls and other non-spindle stuff to be turned
- Bench vise(s)
- More clamps, any size and shape — a dozen were donated by Peter G. (forum name Luno) but we could always use more
Floor-standing drill press– we now have two ShopSmiths, and one has been set up as a standing drill press Stacked dado head for table saw– purchased on eBay October 2011 – forum announcement here Fancy air compressor– some repairs needed October 2011 – forum announcement here
- Shop-safe computer station — as discussed on TC Maker forums, space will be set aside when project is underway
- Box Joint Jig for Table Saw — Currently in progress
- Better wood storage — Currently in progress, major addition completion November 2011
- Sharpening station (honing stones and/or sandpaper, flat glass or granite slab, leather strop, etc.) — Currently in progress
Air Filtration System— Completed November 2011 - built by Peter G., hung overhead by Peter and Jude Box Joint Jig for Router Table— Completed October 2011 Shooting Board— Completed October 2011 Sanding Downdraft Table— Completed September 2011 Sandpaper Storage Rack— Completed September 2011
Please contact with Chris Odegard with additions to the Wants section, or add them here yourself. There also is a white board in the space serving a parallel purpose to this on-line list.
The table represents actual department expenditures and received donations beginning September 1, 2011.
|Item Name||Date||# of Items||Cost / Item||Total cost||Reimbursement|
|Bottle of Titebond II carpenter's glue||09/01/11||1||$7.99||$7.99||Donation|
|All-purpose blade for Craftsman bandsaw||09/15/11||1||$15.00||$15.00||paid 11/02/11|
|All-purpose fine blade for Ryobi bandsaw||09/15/11||1||$13.00||$13.00||paid 11/02/11|
|Red Craftsman rolling tool chest||09/11/11||1||—||—||Donation|
|Eight-foot cabinet for storage||09/24/11||1||—||—||Donation|
|Urethane 12-inch bandsaw tires for Craftsman Bandsaw||10/03/11||2||$28.43||$56.86||paid 11/02/11|
|Thickness planer blade sharpening (service)||10/07/11||2||$7.25||$14.50||paid 11/02/11|
|Total Recorded Expenditures to Date||10/12/11||—||—||$107.35||$105.85|
If you contribute anything significant to the Wood & CNC Department, please make an entry here, or notify the Wood Department Head Chris Odegard.
The figures shown below are temporary and have not been reviewed or approved by the TC Maker board.
|Item Description||Costs / Month||Cost / Annum|
|Ear Plugs/Dust Masks/Gloves||$1||$12|
|Blade Sharpening Services||$3||$36|
The figures shown below are for the purposes of long-range planning only.
|Item Description||Retail Cost||Example|
|SawStop Cabinet Saw||$2,900||Like this|
|Dust Removal System||$1,100||Like this|
|14-inch Bandsaw for resawing||$850||Like this|
|Floor-standing Drill Press||$385||Like this|
|Heavy-Duty Wood Lathe||$1,000||Like this|