Dan's Blackbutt Roubo Bench #17: Back on your feet and looking like a real workbench

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Blog entry by DoctorDan posted 06-01-2010 10:45 AM 1903 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 16: Undercarriage Over Top Part 17 of Dan's Blackbutt Roubo Bench series Part 18: End Caps »

I’m making progress on the workbench. Over the past few weeks I completed the glue up of the base. I assembled it upside down to allow work on the base without having to manipulate the heavy top. This morning with a little bit of planning, levering and muscle power, it’s back on it’s feet. It’s actually starting to look like a workbench now

Now the fiddly pieces… end caps… vices… The individual components are largely complete but the assembly has only just begun.

-- Daniel -

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#1 posted 06-01-2010 11:58 AM

Lucky you are still a young man.. you will get many years of service from this monster… looking good Doc.

-- Drink twice... and don't bother to cut... @ For lovers of all things timber...

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#2 posted 06-01-2010 12:28 PM

imo it’s a pity not to be able to move around such a mighty bench; haven’t you enough room to place it orthogonal to the window wall?
(majestic bench :-))

-- Antonio

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#3 posted 06-01-2010 05:14 PM

That’s a killer bench your doing a good job.

-- Custom furniture

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