Shop builds #2: work bench

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Blog entry by SamuelP posted 03-20-2012 02:26 AM 1545 reads 0 times favorited 0 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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It has been a while since I had a camera, so I did not think to do any blog entries. Here is my bench crammed in my corner with some work still to do.

I am happy with the results so far and learning along the way. I will appreciate to have all of the things that I know could have done better stand out and be right there in front of me as I am working on something new.

I really like the shelf underneath and cannot wait to build a cabinet for it.

It has been built with all HD bought pine and scraps that I bought from a hardwood store. The piece of oak for the leg vise cost me $4.

I am currently working on getting my Colombian vise up to snuff to install on the end which I am capping in white oak as well a white oak jaw.

All comments and criticisms welcome.

-- -Sam - FL- "A man who carries a cat by the tail learns somthing he can in no other way" -Mark Twain

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