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Daddy's Little Helper Workbench

08-28-2013 02:02 AM by 47phord | 7 comments »

I’ve been meaning to make my 8 year-old a workbench so he can ‘help’ me when I’m out in the shop, but kept putting it off. When I saw Baligh’s latest contest, I couldn’t think of an idea for a project, then it hit me: “I’ll make a workbench!”. So, here it goes. This is what I started with: 1- 8’ 2×8 piece of Douglas Fir, 6 board feet of 1×6 pine, 1-4×4x1/2 sheet of CDX plywood (not shown), 1-3’x1” oak dowel, 1-3’x5/8” oak dowel, 1-1’x5/8 piece of threaded rod, 3-5/8” nuts, pocket hole screws, Titebond III. I decided on pocket hole joinery over mortise and tenons p...

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