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WorkBench Build #1: Design Sketches

904 days ago by Doug McPherson | 2 comments »

My friend and I are in the planning stages of doing a joint, side-by-side build of some new workbenches. This will start with the logs and hiring a guy with a woodmizer to mill the timber in to boards. It looks like we are going to be using red oak, as we are able to get more than enough at the going price of fire/cord wood, then paying $.30/bd ft. to have it rough sawn. So, this won’t begin till next winter after it dries. Here are a couple sketches. No secrets here on the design inspiration. The tail vice design is largely taken from fellow lumberjock CartersWhittling He’s been very helpful in his workbench build blog. I’m really considering trying to make...

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