Dan's Blackbutt Roubo Bench #13: The Design: Part 3 - Sketchup

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Blog entry by DoctorDan posted 04-29-2010 01:59 PM 3249 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 12: Stretchers: Part 1 Part 13 of Dan's Blackbutt Roubo Bench series Part 14: The Undercarriage »

During the design process lasted 6 generations of sketchup designs. The final model (which doesn’t include some decorative details and is 10cm taller than the final build) is now available online.

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#1 posted 04-29-2010 04:43 PM

ohhhh. Thats smart.

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#2 posted 04-29-2010 05:29 PM

I love your solution for the front stretcher to allow such easy movement of the slider while allowing the parallel guide to not interfere with the shelf. Brilliant design, may have to do a retrofit for my own Roubo.

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#3 posted 05-01-2010 05:01 AM

Looks like it’s gonna be an awesome bench, mate. Can’t wait to see it finished!

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