Woodworking Workshop Machinery

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

We have a long layout bench in the Machine Area as well as a large table in the Assembly Area. We also have Jim Bob’s wonderful work benches.

Fixed Machinery

Drop / Compound Cutoff Saw

Makita LS 1019L 10 inch dropsaw with tables to either side and Makita auto-start extraction for sawdust.

Table Saw

Machinery Warehouse Panel Saw – K050 / W454 $2722

Drill presses

Bench mounted 16mm Drill Press and a smaller 12mm one in the Tool Room.

Under over plane / thicknesser


Dyco 14 Inch:

  • Stand mounted
  • Drive wheels are 350mm dia, 24mm wide and 1099.55mm circ
  • Takes 13.5 – 14 inch urethane tyres

Scheppach Large Bandsaw

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