I have (finally) decided that I need a dedicated soldering work
space, so I can free up some much needed bench space, and reduce the
So here’s the question… How big and how “complicated” should I make
Some points to consider:
I only have about 11’x11’ of total studio floor space to play with
and about half that is already taken up by my PC station, faceting
machine, and work bench and the associated chair space these require.
I have just started to work with palladium and platinum isn’t far
off (I have a couple of projects of the drawing board as I write
this), but for the most part I work silver and gold.
I also want to use this new station to store tools and such, whether
I do this via draws (not a huge fan, my bench as three and I rarely
open them) or a “peg board” is mute, IS it a good idea to have tools
near hot flux and pickle when they are not in use? I have noticed on
some of my pliers that I don’t use often there is some pickle
splutter that is has caused corrosion, but I just don’t know how long
this took to happen.
Guess that about covers it, so there you go I’m open to
Cheers, Thomas Janstrom.