The Woodworking Workshop

We aim to provide a well laid out space where up to ten people can safely work on their projects. Regards facilities, while we’d like to eventually have more specialized machinery, the initial goal is as follows:

Benches and Tables

Solid Timber Cabinet Makers Bench x 5

To be constructed on site. Requires wood working vice, possibly on both long sides to allow 2 people working per bench.

  • $500 each

Fixed Machinery

Drop / Compound Cutoff Saw

A large, high quality 10 inch dropsaw with a tables to either side and extraction for sawdust.

Table Saw

25-30cm blade tilt and rise, with panel cutting ability.

  • Machinery Warehouse Panel Saw – K050 / W454 $2722
  • Jacks Hammer K3 Panel Saw – $9800
  • Jacks Ascent SA250ST

Drill press

With floor kit ideally.

Under over plane / thicknesser


Minimum 15cm mouth.

  • Jacks Hammer N4400 Bandsaw – $4500

Dust extraction unit

With piping for all major tools.

  • Machinery Warehouse – K047 $1100 ex gst
  • Jacks Felder Multi Power Line

Air Compressor

Table Router

Bench Grinder

  • Tormek T8 –

Power tools (mains)

Beltsander: Mitre 10 Makita 9403 – $739

Drill: Low speed, high torque capable mains powered: Mitre 10 Hikoki D13VG(G1Z) – $400

Plate / Biscuit joiner: Jacks Virutex


Handheld Power Plane:

Power tools (battery)

Drill drivers

Ideal Milwaukee M18 Fuel M18FPD / M18FDD2 with two batteries : $485 + gst

Hand tools

  • Chisels
  • Mallets
  • Hammers
  • Saws


  • 10 x 1.5m Pony or similar pipe clamps
  • F clamps large
  • F clamps small

Safety Equipment

  • Goggles
  • Dust masks (for sale to participants)
  • Aprons
  • First Aid Kit
  • Power emergency cut out for whole workshop