Woodworking blog entries tagged with 'woodworking bench'

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Split Top Roubo Bench From Southern Yellow Pine, Part 1

06-08-2018 06:36 PM by wrenchhead | 0 comments »

I built this Split top roubo style woodworking bench out of affordable lumber from the home center. The benchcrafted tail vise and leg vise were not so affordable but definitely worth the investment. This work bench is solid, heavy and great for hand tool woodworking. I used the benchcrafted plans as a guide but had to change some dimensions since i used dimensional southern yellow pine from the home center. I also used Popular woodworking magazine’s issue #191 for a guide to cut the do...

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Bench Re-incarnation

03-06-2013 09:24 PM by Paul | 4 comments »

The January 2004 issue of American Woodworker resulted in the first edition of my bench for a few years. Yet, I didn’t feel like I could store it and move it after my deployment to Afghanistan. So, I got rid of the base and saved the top, vices, hardware and drawer slides. The second edition is in the making. The three plywood boxes are the “core” of this heavy solid bench with great convenient storage of tools right at your fingertips.

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21st Century Workbenches Project #1: The Planning Phase What do I like and what else would a serious woodworker need in a bench

01-27-2012 06:13 AM by thedude50 | 14 comments »

The Plan was to build myself a workbench and then it was 2 benches as my uncle decided he needed a real workbench as well. I offered to build the bench if he purchased the wood. and I already have my two vises and he will buy his vises and the wood for both benches. I will work my ass off and make the two benches. I also have a LJ friend here in town and have offered to have his build go at the same time as mine so this could be a 3 bench deal I am excited and hit the plans one more time. i h...

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The workbench #2: Mortising

11-08-2009 05:37 PM by dryhter | 0 comments »

The workbench twoI complete the turning of the legs for the workbench and compare minor differences that occurred while turning. While the differences are not obvious to the casual observer and don’t affect the overall project I can’t help but to critique my work. This critiquing is an important step in my learning process. Being self taught for the most part, many times in the past the first step in a project was to just do it, then analyzing what went wrong or right. Having chosen to ...

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