LumberJocks

John White's new-fangled workbench #2: Cuz I'm a blonde... yeah, yeah, ... yeah!

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by ben posted 12-14-2007 08:22 AM 3075 reads 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 1: rough cut framing lumber Part 2 of John White's new-fangled workbench series Part 3: everything but the pipes and tabletop is together »

Put in another couple evenings this week. All of the SPF is width/thickness dimensioned, and most of it is length cut as well. Was assembling the legs tonight, and revisited my towhead youth with this manuever:

Luckily it was easily recovered:

Eventually, I finished assembling the legs, cutting and drilling the end stretcher and end pipe-holding pieces and cutting all of the 8 foot pieces. After I drill the pipe and screw holdes in the 8 footers, I can assemble everything to look like a bench (except for the back 12” bench top…)



5 comments so far

View Jeff's profile

Jeff

1011 posts in 2732 days


#1 posted 12-14-2007 08:29 AM

Hey, Ben. Lookin’ good! It’s funny that we both did a goof when making the legs… I look forward to the next installment.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

View Blake's profile

Blake

3437 posts in 2512 days


#2 posted 12-14-2007 08:33 AM

I didn’t even know what you were talking about until I saw the picture where you had to take your workmate apart. That’s hilarious! We’ve all done it. Good start.

-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com

View cajunpen's profile

cajunpen

14381 posts in 2704 days


#3 posted 12-14-2007 09:38 AM

Looks like you are well on your way to an outstanding bench.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased." http://www.cajunpen.com/

View Russel's profile

Russel

2199 posts in 2577 days


#4 posted 12-14-2007 01:39 PM

I’m sure we’ve all had what my father calls bone-head moments, I know I have. Sometimes you just have to make sacrifices for progress.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

View SPalm's profile

SPalm

4800 posts in 2520 days


#5 posted 12-14-2007 03:39 PM

Took me a second also. That is funny. At least it you could recover.
Otherwise, nice job. Looks like a fine bench.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

GardenTenders.com :: gardening showcase