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My First Bench #3: The top is done and attached to the base

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Blog entry by IkeandBerry posted 1789 days ago 963 reads 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
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I finally got the top to my new bench glued up and attached to the base. I ended up using dowel pegs to attach the top to the base. Doing this enables me to remove the top if I need to in the future, but holds the top to the base securely while I am using it. Cabinet Makers Bench Take a look at the pictures to get a better look. I modified plans that I found to build this. The original plans are Bob and Dave’s Good, Fast, and Cheap Bench. You can find them if you Google the description. 90% of this bench was made with hand tools and it does not use any metal fasteners to attach the parts of the bench itself. This was a great project to get my shop going. All I have left to do is plane the top flat, seal the bench top, make some bench dogs, and put the vices on.

-- There is nothing like the sound of a hand plane passing across a board in an otherwise quiet shop.



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#1 posted 1789 days ago

Sounds good

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