Ramping up/Setting up Shop

Excuse if triple posted, can't fricking type.
Nice snag on the shop. You are envied.
Think work flow when you do layout.
Wood comes in one end of shop and is stored near the door such that... - Sheet goods are near table saw or panel saw, whichever is the first step in breakdown - Stick goods pull easily to the cutoff saw table
Machine layout goes in stations - Jointer, planer and table saw in golden triangle near panel and cutoff saws (in arrangement that makes it easy to cycle boards through these) - Milling area is next has router table\shaper, drilling\pocket bandsaw grouped around a table - Then an area for sanding with edge sander, flatsander (wide \drum), spindle
Assembly area - Tables backed by wall of hand tools, clamps, hand power tools, hardware, glue and fastner storage
Finishing - As far from sanders as possible ;^)
These stations can be in one long line or start down one side of the shop and loop back up the other. You won't alwasy cycle through in the exact order but it adds some organization to work this way. The shop layout tools or sketchup can help you make sure you get arrangements that allow for long rips, long boards coming out of planer, sanders, etc. and always leave room for carts to get through all areas. If you are assembling big things, then think about how they get to a door when deciding where to put the assmebly area.

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