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  • My Shop
    Some detailed information about my workshop.
    Power Tools
    Table Saw Old Craftsman Contractor's saw. Needs a better fence, but otherwise performs great. Updated - Added new fence to the saw, as well as new shop made wings, and a couple safety upgrades. New freud blade. This thing cuts like a champ!
    Router #1 Bosch 1617EVSPK. Have a shop built router table to go with it
    Router #2 Bosch 1617EVSPK. Used for hand work
    Router #3 Craftsman 75th Aniversary Edition. My first router. I keep a flush trim bit on this one.
    Router #4 - Craftsman rotary tool. Not really good for wood working, but is great on dry wall.
    Band Saw - 14" Grizzly G0555P
    Scroll Saw - 16inch Craftsman, gift from my Dad, I don't use it too much.
    Miter Saw - 10" Craftsman. Would love to get a 12" slider some day. :)
    Joiner - 6" Grizzly floor model
    Planer - Dewalt 734.
    Drill #1 - Craftsman corded drill. Use mainly for pocket holes.
    Drill #2 - 18V B&D Firestorm old version. - Retired due to batteries being no longer available
    Drill #3 - 18V B&D Firestorm new version. It was cheaper to buy a new drill then to replace the batteries. Plus you can't have too many drills. :)- Retired due to batteries being no longer available
    Drill #4 - 12V Bosch drill - My go to drill
    Drill #5 - 18V Bosch drill
    Drill #6 - 18V Bosch impact driver
    Drill Press #1 - Craftsman bench top
    Drill Press #2 - Grizzly floor model
    Circular Saw #1 - Craftsman 75th Edition
    Circular Saw #2 - 18V B&D Firestorm - POS - Retired due to batteries being no longer available
    Dremel - Actually it is a Craftsman clone from many many years ago. My first power tool that my parents gave to me while I was still in high school.
    Tile wet saw - MK Diamond, it looks like a small table saw.
    Dust Collection #1 - Rikon - Hoping to phase this out with piping to primary Dust Collect
    Dust Collection #2 - Harbor Freight 2HP - One of HF's gems. Gradually piping my shop so all stationary tools are connected
    Dust Collection #3 - 12 Gallon Craftsman Shop Vac - Put 1 micron filter, as well as filter bag. I also added a variable speed control and an auto-start. This is dedicated for my sanding operations, and works great
    Dust Collection #4 - 16 Gallon Craftsman Shop Vac - Used for general clean-up
    Sander #1 - Porter Cable ROS - Retired
    Sander #2 - Craftsman Pro Belt Sander
    Sander #3 - Black & Decker 1/4" sheet sander - Needs replaced
    Sander #4 - Bosch ROS
    Sander #5 - Festool Pro 5 ROS
    Station Sander #1 - Rigid Oscillating Sander
    Jig Saw #1 - Black & Decker - Retired
    Jig Saw #2 - Bosch
    Air - PC compressor and nail gun kit.
    Reciprocating Saw - Craftsman
    Bench Grinder - GMC need to upgrade
    Lathe - Delta
    Air Cleaner - Grizzly Ceiling Mount
    My Shop
    My shop is in my garage. It is a two car garage that hasn't had a car parked in it in MANY years. I currently have two workbenches. The first came from my Dad when he moved into a smaller house. This is also where my drill press, lathe, and anvil vice are bolted too. My second bench is what used to be my tool bench, but was recently repurposed. It is now my outfeed table for my table saw, and my assembly table. Most of them time, this is where I am working. The machines that were on it have either been replaced or are in a better location. I am always modifying this bench. :) It also stores my scroll saw, and various other tools. I have three cabinets. Two large floor cabinets that came from Dad as well. One stores most of my woodworking hand power tools and supplies. I also built a hand tool cabinet that hangs on the wall for all my hand tools.
  • Woodworker Information
    A few details about myself.
    Biography
    My day job is working for a hospital system as an I.T. Project Manager. Woodworking has been an on and off (more on lately) since I took my first shop class in Jr. High.
    Location
    Centerville, OH
    Interests
    Family life, Wood working, Computers
    Favorite Router
    Bosch 16176 EVSPCK
    Woodworking Experience (Years)
    7-8 Years as a serious hobby, since Middle school off and on
    First Name
    Mike
    Country
    United States
  • Signature
    -Mike
    Visit my woodworking blog: http://madermadeit.com/

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  • Join Date: 07-27-2006
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11-12-2018
11:43 PM - old55 mentioned MikeMa in post Happy Birthday MikeMa
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03-01-2018
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12-01-2017
09:17 AM - BalloonEngineer mentioned MikeMa in post Finishing Cuts and Accuracy
... Look at the build MikeMa is doing. Any type o...
11-21-2017
09:53 AM - MikeMa mentioned UglySign in post MikeMa's CNC Build
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09:17 AM - MikeMa mentioned UglySign in post MikeMa's CNC Build
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08:43 AM - MikeMa mentioned kolias in post MikeMa's CNC Build
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11-20-2017
02:18 PM - difalkner mentioned MikeMa in post MikeMa's CNC Build
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11-12-2017
11:23 PM - old55 mentioned MikeMa in post Happy Birthday MikeMa
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10-30-2017
02:03 PM - MikeMa mentioned BalloonEngineer in post MikeMa's CNC Build
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10-22-2017
06:24 PM - MikeMa mentioned Kitwn in post MikeMa's CNC Build
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10-19-2017
04:51 PM - 4DThinker mentioned MikeMa in post Nebula Controller Failure
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04:08 PM - MikeMa mentioned 4DThinker in post Nebula Controller Failure
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02:49 PM - MikeMa mentioned BalloonEngineer in post Nebula Controller Failure
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09:28 AM - MikeMa mentioned Kitwn in post MikeMa's CNC Build
Kitwn The nice thing is, y...
10-18-2017
11:57 AM - MikeMa mentioned Kitwn in post MikeMa's CNC Build
Thank you Kitwn. I had considered u...
10-03-2017
08:34 PM - MikeMa mentioned kolias in post Building your own CNC Router
kolias Well done on your m...
03:00 PM - MikeMa mentioned kolias in post MikeMa's CNC Build
kolias, I do understand why...
10-02-2017
01:52 PM - MikeMa mentioned BalloonEngineer in post MikeMa's CNC Build
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09-21-2017
09:40 PM - originalgeek mentioned MikeMa in post MikeMa's CNC Build
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07-19-2019
01:36 PM - JOAT quoted MikeMa in post Joke a Day
Not always the husband who ...
06-16-2019
11:44 PM - BjGuillot quoted MikeMa in post Bosch GOF1300ce - problem keeping its power when routing
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05-15-2019
03:52 PM - vchiarelli quoted MikeMa in post Have You Noticed ???
I don't disagree that the f...
10:57 AM - kp91 quoted MikeMa in post Have You Noticed ???
I don't think it is as much...
05-02-2019
05:16 PM - arpruss quoted MikeMa in post Bosch 1613/1617/1618/1619 collet dimensions
Which model Craftsman are y...
03-07-2019
01:23 AM - malb quoted MikeMa in post Will a speed control work
First off, I would NOT reco...
02-20-2019
03:25 AM - Gaia quoted MikeMa in post Jointer Producing Uneven Surface
Two thoughts... 1) The two...
01-22-2019
02:13 PM - Cherryville Chuck quoted MikeMa in post Correct Bandsaw Blade size after installing riser block
Please don't assume that al...
01-11-2019
12:06 PM - Herb Stoops quoted MikeMa in post Correct Bandsaw Blade size after installing riser block
Something on them has chang...
12-07-2018
08:05 PM - TwoSkies57 quoted MikeMa in post Woodpeckers INC.
I THINK Pinnacle is actuall...
12-05-2018
01:04 PM - TwoSkies57 quoted MikeMa in post Woodpeckers INC.
I got a couple of their rul...
05-14-2018
05:48 PM - reuelt quoted MikeMa in post x-carve
Going to have to disagree t...
05-11-2018
04:27 PM - reuelt quoted MikeMa in post Bosch's dust collection is hopeless
As a note, no router dust c...
11-22-2017
06:25 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted MikeMa in post I would be ashamed
Is it mass produced, or is ...
12:58 PM - MT Stringer quoted MikeMa in post I would be ashamed
People want you to work for...
11-21-2017
09:02 AM - UglySign quoted MikeMa in post MikeMa's CNC Build
I have made a little more p...
11-20-2017
02:18 PM - difalkner quoted MikeMa in post MikeMa's CNC Build
... Gary Salisbury and MikeMa - sorry, but I'm jus...
09-15-2017
02:02 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted MikeMa in post MikeMa's CNC Build
I plan on wiring the electr...
01:07 PM - difalkner quoted MikeMa in post MikeMa's CNC Build
I plan on wiring the electr...
09-11-2017
01:58 PM - RainMan 2.0 quoted MikeMa in post Building your own CNC Router
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