assembly table/workbench

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Blog series by Greedo updated 06-27-2010 05:44 PM 2 parts 31106 reads 15 comments total

Part 1: assembling the base and top

06-19-2010 07:30 PM 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: is another link with the full plans but i can’t find it anymore.anyway that was the design i liked, elaborate but not 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

06-27-2010 05:44 PM by Greedo | 12 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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