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handtool workbench #13: I put it together, then tore it back apart...

12-28-2016 09:12 PM by Tugboater78 | 3 comments »

Well i should have updated this blog in a more timely fashion. I have lost many pictures over time. Anyway, after last entry i got the benchtop glued and bolted to the leg assemblies. It worked fine over a couple months, as is, no further upgrades. Though i was lacking a good front vice. Come sometime in the spring, i think, i lose track of time easily with my work schedule. I walked in the shop, after returning home. Found my front apron has twisted and pulled free of the bolts holding it to the front of the leg assembly. Apparently my boards were not as dry as i had figured. The bench had lost its solidness, racking to and fro lengthwise. The aprons had to be cut off. I had d...

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