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Tips on plumbing your workshop and garage for air-powered tools. Run your air supply through copper pipe from your compressor to various outlets.
FAMILY HANDYMAN #391 Sep 1998 (v.48#8) pg. 56

Portable storage reels for 300-ft. of heavy-duty extension cord or compressed air lines. Built from plywood, PVC pipe, and a lazy Susan bearing.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #69 Aug-Sep 1991 pg. 32

Tried-and-true job-site repair of small punctures in high-pressure air hoses.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #75 Jun-Jul 1992 pg. 26

Technique for patching a hole in an air hose using silicone, friction tape and braided fishing line.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #89 Jun-Jul 1994 pg. 32

Tip on reinforcing flexible air hoses (where they join the fittings) using electrical tape.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #93 Feb-Mar 1995 pg. 24

Caution against using PVC pipe to carry compressed air.
FINE HOMEBUILDING #100 Feb-Mar 1996 pg. 6

Compressed-air systems. Choosing and using compressors. Advice on installing permanent air lines in the workshop. Tips on selecting a spray gun and accessories.
FINE WOODWORKING #82 May-Jun 1990 pg. 56
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #84 Sep-Oct 1990 pg. 10
Added Info FINE WOODWORKING #85 Nov-Dec 1990 pg. 6

Portable reel for 50-ft. of air hose is built mostly of wood.
POPULAR WOODWORKING #68 Sep 1992 (v.12#2) pg. 38, Insert

Portable reel for a compressed air hose is built from plywood and plumbing fittings.
SHOPNOTES #41 Sep 1998 (v.7) pg. 6

Power up your shop with air power. Tips on selecting and installing a permanent air supply system for woodworking tools.
WOODWORKER'S JOURNAL May-Jun 1998 (v.22#3) pg. 54