Mobilizing the shop

My shop is in the back half of my garage which I separate from my parked vehicles, somewhere along the measurements of 22 x 10. I decided to make things movable and want to read ideas from others what you did for mobility. One thing I also want to do is make a small bench with my tabletop table saw and a router table built in it, the rest will be separate mobile tools (unless I see an ingenious idea from here).
Appreciate all feedback.
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On 2/20/2018 5:01 PM, Meanie wrote:

I have a much larger area but still everything is mobile. I do not need dedicated spots for each machine, I line them all up side by side until I need to use one.
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On Tuesday, February 20, 2018 at 6:09:36 PM UTC-5, Leon wrote:

That's weird, I can't find the original post, just your response. Anyway, here's an idea...
https://www.woodcraft.com/products/woodworking-project-paper-plan-to-build-mobile-sawing-routing-center
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On 2/20/2018 6:09 PM, Leon wrote:

Good idea, then it leaves space elsewhere. I was thinking something like that along my back wall. Though I think I have too much crap (tools)
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On 2/20/2018 6:01 PM, Meanie wrote:

I have done the same thing my table saw and work bench are on wheels, and I enjoy the freedom to position them to maximize the work flow for the project I am working on.
One thing you may want to consider. I have made my workbench the same height as my table saws when the legs of the saw are in the use position.
With them both being the same height, I can use the workbench as an out feed table the table saw. This gives me a nice long out feed table and a space to store the cut pieces while I am cutting others.
It is can then be repositioned as a lay out table and the move to be a storage are for the pieces that I need to be cut.
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On 2/20/2018 9:27 PM, Keith Nuttle wrote:

I was thinking (after viewing a photo) of a bench with the table saw mounted in it on the same plane as the bench top, which will also be used as a feed. Then at the other end of the bench, the router table.
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On Tuesday, 20 Feb 2018 18:01:23 snipped-for-privacy@gmail.com wrote:

going separate works best most flexiblility
but it depends on how many pieces you have
there are some dual purpose videos where the top inverts so the unit might have a grinder and sander in one unit
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On Thursday, February 22, 2018 at 2:57:46 PM UTC-5, Electric Comet wrote:

It also depends on how much room you have.
I had a separate router table which I had to set up every time I wanted to use it. When it was up I lost space. I added a router table extension to my table saw and bought a dedicated router for it. It's now available at the turn of the router height adjustment knob.
I feel much more flexible now that I have a router table always within arm's reach.
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On 2/22/2018 3:55 PM, DerbyDad03 wrote:

I indicated 22 x 10 in original post. Wide and narrow. On the back wall starting from left are two cabinets then a long bench which I incorporated my RAS and miter saw on same plane. At the right end is a small table with the oscillating sander and dust collection. At the left end is the router table. The front wall (not really a wall, but a heavy duty canvas partition) a bench on wheels, band saw, table saw and drill press.
Band saw and drill press are on mobile bases. Table saw is on it's portable base, router table is has casters but it's too large. I plan to build a smaller table.
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On 2/22/2018 2:57 PM, Electric Comet wrote:

I saw some of those videos and thought of doing the same thing. Cool ideas.
My larger tools consist of table saw (bench top style), router table, RAS, Miter saw, mini lathe, full band saw, full drill press. Smaller tools are Oscillating sander, disc/belt sander combo, tenon machine, grinder and many hand power tools. I would like to buy a portable planer and currently searching for a good price used one.
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On 2/22/2018 2:57 PM, Electric Comet wrote:

As said previously my work area is all designed to work together, and on wheels. One thing I did not mention is that all of my small tools, like bench grinder, miter box, vice, etc. are mounted on 2 X 10. Bolts are recessed in the back, so they sit flat on the workbench surfaces. When I am doing a project with the vice, I pull it of the shelf and clamp it to the workbench, and use it. With something like the Bench grinder I find it best to insulate it by placing it on a piece of rubber and then clamping it to the bench.
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