When mortising the top I did not make a mortise going all the way through the top but only about 2 inches deep. I chopped out one of the mortises but drilled out the other three. I think I might have gotten a slightly nicer looking mortise by j...
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I built the base out of pine 2×4s. I glued up three boards for the legs. I used a longer board in the middle to create a tenon which saved a lot of time by not having to cut the tenons out by hand. Next, I chopped out the mortises in the l...
I took a long hiatus from working on my bench but started in again a few months ago and. I put together the other half of my bench top just like the first half. I put it together in two halves because I wanted to take it to a friends to get it pla...
This is my first real woodworking project. I made a couple small things like a dovetail marker but I count that as practice and this as my first real project. I did a lot of research and am taking inspiration from Bob and Dave’s good fast ch...