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workbench #7: Base is assembled.

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Blog entry by Joe Watson posted 1227 days ago 1256 reads 1 time favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 6: building a base to stand on Part 7 of workbench series Part 8: I added the Vise »

I assembled the base. I had created the legs and left and right stretchers a few weeks ago. I had made the front and rear stretchers only to get interrupted for a little bit. I sometimes have to slip little bits of work in when I can.

This is the assembled base.
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I saw someone had created some dog holes in the leg opposite where the leg vise will be eventually. I decided to do this as well. This is a good idea for two reasons. It gives you a place to store the holdfasts and acts similar to a sliding deadman for longer boards.
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Next bit of work will involve working on the top for the end vise and mortising for the base. Leg vise is something I plan on but will come later after I make another interruption to work on a project for the wife.

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#1 posted 1227 days ago

Looking good.

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