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Blog series by Greedo updated 1523 days ago 2 parts 13311 reads 14 comments total

Part 1: assembling the base and top

1531 days ago by Greedo | 3 comments »

i have been looking for many months for ideas and a design that would suit my needs, when i fell on this link i was sold: http://www.shopnotes.com/issues/084/extras/classic-cabinet-base-workbench/there is another link with the full plans but i can’t find it anymore.anyway that was the design i liked, elaborate but not fancy.here is the list of things i wanted for this:i has to be nicelooking, a showpiece for my workshop. it has to offer a flat assembly surface, with adequate clamping/vi...

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Part 2: installing vise mechanism, mounting drawers and painting

1523 days ago by Greedo | 11 comments »

the worktable is nearly finished, at this stage i recieved some welcomed help from my girlfriend who has finished her exams. what is left to do is finish the eletrical wiring, finish the filter for the downdraft and organise the drawers and shelves. here you can see the current state: the top is finished with a beech edge, and 12mm mdf on top, applied 2 coats of BLO, and then 2 coats of BLO/poly mixture. it feels smooth, but still woodlike. i could have gone for melamine, but i prefer ...

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