One of the bonus aspects of having the Tour de Wood come by my house was the fact that I was finally motivated to organize a few things in my shop. I figured I'd show you all my sharpening setup and some of my lathe tool storage.
This is all directly behind me when I'm standing at my lathe, so it's all very convenient when I'm turning.
Here's how it looks most of the time. The shower curtain keeps the wood chips out (for the most part):
Pull back the curtain, and here's the stuff. I've got the Tormek wet grinder and the Woodcraft show speed dry grinder with the PSI knockoff of the Wolverine jig. I have the parts to set up the dry grinder to use the Tormek jigs, but so far haven't had a pressing need to get it all set up. (It's on the list, though.)
The built-in drawers were installed by the previous owners of our house. The shallow drawers hold turning tools, woodburning pens, Dremel bits and pieces, and assorted sharpening gear, and the deeper drawers (an old green-painted dresser that's been attached to the wall) store various wood cutoffs:
Here's another shot showing the whole shebang. The sheet sandpaper storage is on the shelf above the clock (in an old sandpaper display from a hardware store), and the two white plastic drawers to the left of the Tormek hold smaller pieces of sheet sandpaper and the various jigs for the Tormek. The blue and red drawer cabinets hold sanding disks:
For some unknown reason, the red cabinet holds my blue sanding disks (from Vince's Wood-n-Wonders...highly recommended) and the blue cabinet holds my gold 'wave' disks. Interface pads and other related abrasives take up the spare drawers:
And one more shot of the grinders, to point out the USPS Priority Mail box covering the window:
The box is covering the hole in the window that is the result of shooting a piece of wood through it (before I added the curtain). Perfect size for a 5" or 6" DC exhaust duct, but I suspect the neighbors might not like the idea.