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My Version of the $175 Workbench #7: The End of the Ending

06-27-2014 11:09 PM by jonah | 1 comment »

I put the finishing touches on my bench today. After dry-assembling the base cabinet, I realized that it was about half an inch too tall to be able to be dropped into place in the bench base as one piece. The bottom of the cabinet drops 3/4” down onto cleats so it is level with the top of the long stretchers. I had planned to assemble the cabinet and slide it into and down onto the base of the bench, but with it being too big I decided to go to plan B and assemble it in place. This turned out to be a moderate headache. Trying to attach the sides (rabbet joints for the sides, back, and top) with glue and screws while working underneath the bench was quite difficult. I ende...

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