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Workbench #3: The Build - Top

507 days ago by Marty5965 | 2 comments »

So I began the build with the top, figuring that I could use it to build the base. The wife bought me a Vika for Christmas so it is my temporary work bench (along with my trusty, old, Workmate and saw horses).As you may have seen in my earlier entry, the top was to consist of two, 8 piece laminations. I face planed them with my #7 to ensure good glue up and glued them at the same time as two separate chunks. Here was my first screw-up (should have planed them four square). This was closely followed by my second screw up. I used Titebond II and it setup way too fast for a newbie trying to glue up 8 boards. I had some slippage and one of the boards in the center of each lamination s...

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