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mustgobigger
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My New Classic telescope Workshop.....
      #5846624 - 05/07/13 09:07 PM Attachment (43 downloads)

still in transition but i will get some work done this winter
when the weather is bad here in the midwest.
here is a pic a month ago.


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mustgobigger
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846629 - 05/07/13 09:08 PM Attachment (28 downloads)

added lights...electric...vacuum system....and a bunch of tools.

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846632 - 05/07/13 09:08 PM Attachment (29 downloads)

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846633 - 05/07/13 09:08 PM Attachment (21 downloads)

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846634 - 05/07/13 09:09 PM Attachment (18 downloads)

screws and supplies

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846636 - 05/07/13 09:09 PM Attachment (18 downloads)

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846639 - 05/07/13 09:10 PM Attachment (17 downloads)

home made air filtration system

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846642 - 05/07/13 09:11 PM Attachment (14 downloads)

bought this second router table

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846645 - 05/07/13 09:13 PM Attachment (16 downloads)

for 40 bucks for a permanent dovetail setup.
porter cable dovetail jig in box


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mustgobigger
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846652 - 05/07/13 09:16 PM

still working on it....

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846654 - 05/07/13 09:17 PM

Nice set of tools and a well lit space.

Make it all so much easier....enjoy!


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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: herrointment]
      #5846658 - 05/07/13 09:18 PM

Looks great Brian!

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: sgorton99]
      #5846664 - 05/07/13 09:24 PM

What vacuum system is that?

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mustgobigger
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: turk123]
      #5846728 - 05/07/13 10:01 PM

actually its a dual system.
2.5" pvc along the wall with 1.5 hp delta dust collector
and on the other end i have my rigid shop vac with vortex
collector inline.
i can run both at same time or just one with a gate.
same with air filter above....i run it after for 15 minutes
with gate open all the way....i use 1 micron furnace filters
for that...about 8 bucks each.
some of the tools just have a pvc cap to close off vacuum
so i just run one tool vac at a time....works pretty good.


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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846734 - 05/07/13 10:06 PM

Man--nice! Really nice!

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Brian RisleyModerator
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: GeneT]
      #5846770 - 05/07/13 10:25 PM

Nice, but all those tools (I see lots of saws/drills) are definitely gonna scare some scopes!
Brian


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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5846803 - 05/07/13 10:38 PM

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Very nice and organized! And, I spy a spatula!


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mustgobigger
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: Datapanic]
      #5847136 - 05/08/13 04:29 AM

Quote:

Quote:

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Very nice and organized! And, I spy a spatula!




thats for flipped optics...


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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5847474 - 05/08/13 10:20 AM

Brian looks like you are about ready for a filter change. Mike

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mikey cee]
      #5847487 - 05/08/13 10:27 AM

Very nice Brian. Where is the milling machine and lathe?

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5847619 - 05/08/13 11:57 AM

Very nice Brian, when do you start production

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snork
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: starman876]
      #5847663 - 05/08/13 12:24 PM

Impressive workshop, would love to have that in my basement!
Are you keeping aluminum and steel dust separated in your dust collecting system?


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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: snork]
      #5847734 - 05/08/13 01:04 PM

Very nice Brian. You can have lots of fun in there during the winter months.

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mustgobigger
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: terraclarke]
      #5847995 - 05/08/13 03:16 PM

Thanks everyone...still working
On more tools....maybe a small
Cnc machine this winter....would be
Nice


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Dan /schechter
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5848308 - 05/08/13 05:44 PM

I am jeolous. Great workshop. I wish you lived next door to me.
Dan


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mustgobigger
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: Dan /schechter]
      #5848325 - 05/08/13 05:49 PM

Quote:

I am jeolous. Great workshop. I wish you lived next door to me.
Dan




we would be to busy looking through each others telescopes
to get any work done...


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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5849295 - 05/09/13 05:59 AM

Brian; just remember all work and no play will make Brian a dull boy, lol

I assume you'll have a paint booth of some kind???


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mustgobigger
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: droid]
      #5849362 - 05/09/13 07:35 AM

No paint booth.....small stuff
I can do at work....or outside in summer ..... I have
A pro painter do all tubes now.
he is very good ....he does show cars.
Much better than I can do.


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mustgobigger
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: snork]
      #5849367 - 05/09/13 07:38 AM

Quote:

Impressive workshop, would love to have that in my basement!
Are you keeping aluminum and steel dust separated in your dust collecting system?



I just leave dust collector off for
metal and sweep up after.


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mustgobigger
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5849377 - 05/09/13 07:44 AM

I put up 18 4' t8 light fixtures
And Tim yes those are harbor
Freight workbenches ....used my
20% off cupons.


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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5849449 - 05/09/13 08:32 AM

I love the harbor freight work benches. I only have one, but it is in constant use. Holds my harbor freight mini mill which I still have not used. Talked to someone that provides that parts that will turn it into a automatic CNC mill. However, that costs more than the mill cost.

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5849777 - 05/09/13 10:56 AM

Quote:

Quote:

Impressive workshop, would love to have that in my basement!
Are you keeping aluminum and steel dust separated in your dust collecting system?



I just leave dust collector off for
metal and sweep up after.




Good idea! I know some people aren't aware of what can happen collecting steel and aluminum grinding dust together until it's too late

Edited by snork (05/09/13 10:57 AM)


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dgreyson
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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: starman876]
      #5849964 - 05/09/13 12:43 PM

Not to mention the Slot furnace and Hydraulic Forge Press,

looks like you can handle anything you need to, nice setup.


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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: dgreyson]
      #5849997 - 05/09/13 01:00 PM

Very nice Brian, I do some stuff at work some at home. Between my Lotus seven, bikes motor and push my garage has minimal space for a lot of work. I have a Lathe that is still at work because it won't fit.

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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: Dan /schechter]
      #5850511 - 05/09/13 05:28 PM

Quote:

I am jeolous. Great workshop. I wish you lived next door to me.
Dan




Same here!

But it's way too tidy and you can see the tops of the benches! :lol

James


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Re: My New Classic telescope Workshop..... new [Re: mustgobigger]
      #5852021 - 05/10/13 01:23 PM

Superb, wish I had a haven like that.

(PS. there is a special circle of hell for people who rest planes on their irons)


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