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Build a Roubo Workbench Part 1 – Milling the bench top stock

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Blog entry by JordsWoodShop posted 10-31-2013 03:31 AM 1511 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

In this video series I show you how to make a solid Roubo workbench on a budget using readily available timber and hardware.

In this video I show you the process I use to prepare the stock for lamination using the skip planing method.

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Davynurse

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#1 posted 10-31-2013 04:06 AM

Im about to start on a bench build myself so this is perfect timing, been looking everywhere for tips and ideas. great video.

-- Arguments with furniture are rarely productive. (Kehlog Albran)

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#2 posted 10-31-2013 07:26 AM

Check the workbench smackdown thread davy, lots of info there in addition to whatever resources you find.

-- Justin - the tugboat woodworker - " nothing changed me like the first shnick from a well sharpened, decent hand plane"

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#3 posted 10-31-2013 04:37 PM

Thanks, Ive been checking it out over there and they have some great stuff, I think im sold on the 21st century workbench design. Got all my vises and hardware now just gotta get the wood.

-- Arguments with furniture are rarely productive. (Kehlog Albran)

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