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Blog entry by ScoFF posted 09-24-2008 02:49 AM 8218 reads 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve started a project, a shaker-style workbench found in the Dec. issue of Popular Woodworking. I’ll be going slow with this one learning as I go. It’ll be made of solid maple and will use most of the tools I’ve bought and tricks I’ve learned so far.
I’ve got the legs made and glued to a sturdy base now. I think it’ll weigh about 400lb when finished. I’ll have to bolt the big pieces together so I can move it if I ever decide to sell my house.

-- ...I will not be limited.

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#1 posted 09-24-2008 02:53 AM

Looking good. Keep the blogs coming.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware soon moving to Virginia †

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#2 posted 09-24-2008 03:11 AM

Yep, that looks solid. If you ever want to weigh it down you could just add a panel below the shelf and fill it with sand ;-)

-- Doug, woodworking in Alabama

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#3 posted 09-24-2008 03:14 AM

Nice stuff. Can’t wait to see the end result. Welcome to LJ!

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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#4 posted 09-24-2008 03:40 AM

looks very nice! can’t wait to see the top come on it!

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