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My Roubo Workbench. #5: Part 6 Sliding Deadman

01-03-2016 11:14 AM by joedillon | 3 comments »

When milling up the material for the bench at my firms workshop i created a right angled triangular rail for the deadman to slide across, a couple of opposing 45 rips followed by a 0 rip was enough to create the slide. This was cut to the shoulder length of the front slider, glued and clamped into position.The underside of the top received a 12×20mm groove between the two front mortices created by a router and parallel fence.I cut a birds mouth at the bottom and a tongue at the top with a tenon saw and cleaned and scraped the cuts with a chisel.After a few height alterations the deadman ran smooth across the length of the sretcher. I wanted to add some detail to the stretc...

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