If woodworking is one of your hobbies, then odds are you’re getting by using one little corner of your shed or garage, with all your tools scattered haphazardly around. While you can certainly complete some great projects this way, there’s nothing quite like building your own workshop. If woodworking has become a large enough part of your life, and you’re ready to make the investment, then here’s a brief guide to planning out your workshop.
Far too many guys have fond memories of woodworking from their school days, but never get back into it. One of the major things holding a lot of people back is the sight of huge, professional workshops which some people have in their homes, and the thought that they’ll never be able to afford something like this. While there’s no cap on what you can spend on your hobby, there are only a handful of power tools I’d really call essential. Here they are.