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Blog entry by andyboy posted 04-12-2012 08:08 AM 7666 reads 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I knocked this up today and half of yesterday. I wanted a good surface for chopping dovetails etc. Wanted to be a little different to all the others. It is a solid beast. Nearly 50m of 100×50mm Radiate pine. 1500L x 900H x 700W x 90 Thick.

-- Andy Halewoodworker. You can't finish if you don't finish. So finish it, because finish is everything.

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#1 posted 04-12-2012 12:17 PM

Looks good to me!
Nice guitar playing too!

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#2 posted 04-12-2012 04:50 PM

Wow, you jointed and planed 50 mtrs of pine and got this far quicker than it takes me to find my pencil !
It’s a great way to make a box joined bench. Will be solid and look good.
Here they make solid oak houses using a similar method, except they use a kind of compound dovetail join.
Check out this pic of the ‘masters signature’ join.

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#3 posted 04-12-2012 09:48 PM

Cool way to build a workbench!

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#4 posted 04-12-2012 10:15 PM

Looking great andy, thankls for sharing

-- Garry fae Bonnie Scotland

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#5 posted 04-13-2012 04:14 PM

Looking great to me, nice work :)

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions

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#6 posted 04-13-2012 06:55 PM

Well done Andy, looks great.

-- I never finish anyth

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