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Blog entry by groland posted 1461 days ago 4898 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I am building a workbench for making furniture. The base is red oak, the top I bought is laminated ash. Yetserday was an exciting day! I got the base assembled, put on the vise and set the top in place and bolted it down.

the big pieces of oak on the bench are going to jaws for an end vise to come.

It’s been fun so far! Just don’t look too closely at my joinery—I’m just getting started!

George



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PurpLev

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#1 posted 1461 days ago

looks fantastic! this is one of those rare occasions where I actually find red oak pleasing to the eye.

Looking forward to that vise jaw

-- ㊍ When in doubt - There is no doubt - Go the safer route.

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Toolz

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#2 posted 1461 days ago

Yor joinery looks good and so does your bench

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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#3 posted 1461 days ago

Super work George,cool bench

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1460 days ago

looking good from here
keep up the good work

Dennis

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