Alternative use for a workbench

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Blog entry by Brokewood posted 1460 days ago 1086 reads 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was at a steak house a few days ago when I suddenly noticed that the tables were actually made of old workbenches – vises and all! Personally I see this as a waste – I’m using an old kitchen table for a workbench and this steakhouse is using workbenches as tables!

Sorry for the poor quality of the photo, the only camera available was my phone camera…

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Greg The Cajun Box Sculptor

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#1 posted 1460 days ago

Ask them if they want to trade. What a waste…unless they do woodworking after hours.

-- Every step of each project is considered my masterpiece because I want the finished product to reflect the quality of my work.

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#2 posted 1460 days ago

I can’t think of anything I’d rather eat a steak on.

-- Don - I wood work if I could. Redmond WA.

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#3 posted 1460 days ago

at least you’ll know your food ain’t going anywhere if you bring some benchdogs with you.

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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#4 posted 1460 days ago

thats cool actually! smaller benches oftenly end in fashion shops or boutiques as decorative items to put clothes on, that’s a less noble ending for a bench.

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#5 posted 1460 days ago

They could have gone all the way with the concept and given me a jigsaw instead of a steak knife.
A jigsaw and an apron, that could get messy!

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#6 posted 1460 days ago

I hope there was some dust at the top of the steak to flawer it :-)


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#7 posted 1460 days ago

Who ever the jock who owns this, he should be proud. His table still preserved for public use.

-- Bert

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#8 posted 1460 days ago

Pretty cool idea.

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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Pete Tevonian

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#9 posted 1460 days ago

Maybe the vice is handy for cracking nuts, or lobsters…

-- Pete in Wilmette, IL

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#10 posted 1413 days ago

Instead of grumbling, ask the boss where he gets the benches. He may have an inexpensive supply that he may be willing to share.

-- The nicer the nice, the higher the price!

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