Blog and Gallery of Mike Miller | Indianapolis, IN

Items & Tools I use in my shop

I’ve been on instagram since mid march, and I’m always getting questions about the tools, finishes and consumables that I use in my shop. Here they are, from tools, to finishes and shop towels… my comprehensive list of items I use in my shop.

Power Tools
Bandsaw https://amzn.to/2Nk9BDK
Planer https://amzn.to/2Xd5Y7f
10″ Drill Press https://amzn.to/2NmEHuk
Rotary Tool https://amzn.to/2LredFG
5″ random orbit sander https://amzn.to/2Lt6BT0
4″ x 36″ Belt/6″ disc sander https://amzn.to/2ZXUaCy
Table Saw – Craftsman 113 (vintage not sold on amazon)

Hand Saws
Japanese Dovetail Saw https://amzn.to/2J9z0e4
Japanese Pull Saw (Ryoba) https://amzn.to/2NjkPIH
Coping Saw https://amzn.to/2NjkUMv

Table Saw Blades
50t Combination Blade https://amzn.to/2xiKEOl
80t Finish Blade https://amzn.to/2xkXpI1

Bandsaw Blades
111″ x 3/4 3 tpi https://amzn.to/2XiCJ2U
111″ x 1/4 10 tpi https://amzn.to/2XLoH9y

Router & Drill Bits
1/4″ carbide up spiral bit https://amzn.to/2NphNCE

Measuring & Marking
25′ Tape Measure https://amzn.to/2LrqR7B
Speed Square https://amzn.to/2RK1YoF
Combination Square https://amzn.to/2NliGwb
Marking Knife https://amzn.to/2XEniRR
Marking Gauge https://amzn.to/2XBfUH3

Sanding
5″ Hook and Loop Sanding Discs https://amzn.to/2RLEOOB
4×36 sanding belts https://amzn.to/2LoxE1T
Abrasive Cleaning Stick for Sanding Belts & Discs https://amzn.to/2LAvBbd

Finishes & Oils
Foodsafe https://amzn.to/2XeLevL
Danish Oil https://amzn.to/2JrtG67
Walnut Danish Oil https://amzn.to/2XGmR9J
Boiled Linseed Oil https://amzn.to/2xlESvg
Shellac https://amzn.to/2XiPtXa
Lacquer https://amzn.to/2Xhpi2Z
Water Borne Polycrylic https://amzn.to/2IYvfZV

Books (some of my favorite reference materials)
Complete Manual Of Woodworking https://amzn.to/2xi4w3R
Tage Frid Teaches Woodworking (3 Books)
Book 1 https://amzn.to/2XJbM7I
Book 2 https://amzn.to/2XdHR3s
Book 3 https://amzn.to/300xdi3
The Why and How of Woodworking https://amzn.to/2ZXUrFA
The Furniture Manual https://amzn.to/2FIEknJ
Understanding Wood Finishing https://amzn.to/2FHqCRX
Illustrated Cabinet Making https://amzn.to/2ZScuNm
The Joint Book https://amzn.to/2XehFKI

Consumables & Miscellaneous
Lint Free White Shop Rags 100% Cotton https://amzn.to/2NlFRpY
White Charcoal Pencils https://amzn.to/2XDEAOV
Epoxy https://amzn.to/2XDEF5b
Pencil Sharpener (super cheap and reliable) https://amzn.to/2RItbIp
High Temp Hot Melt Glue https://amzn.to/2Np15n0
Waterproof Wood Glue https://amzn.to/2Np1xSe
Liquid Hide Glue https://amzn.to/2XLp9og
Drafting Pencil https://amzn.to/2xkYfEF
Glue Bot https://amzn.to/2XeOVBO
Dowel Plate https://amzn.to/2XBawnf
Rasp and File Set https://amzn.to/2XErPUn
Brass Setup Gauge Blocks https://amzn.to/304aRfN
Self Centering Drill Bits https://amzn.to/2XgW30y
Honing Guide https://amzn.to/2NnRHA1

Photo & Video Equipment
Primary Camera https://amzn.to/2JSpDBa
16-50mm lens https://amzn.to/2JPOKVc
16mm Lens https://amzn.to/2LGLUUt
55-210mm Lens https://amzn.to/30XXFcC
50mm Lens https://amzn.to/2SBDCxS
Standard Tripod https://amzn.to/2Mfn4uk
Mini Tripod https://amzn.to/2JPPEky