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My Version of the $175 Workbench #8: Workbench Post Mortem: One Year Later

07-14-2015 04:41 PM by jonah | 0 comments »

I was cleaning up my bench this week after doing a bit of sharpening of my chisels and a plane iron or two, and I decided to do a sort of a “post-mortem” on my workbench project. Costs: 11 2×8 12’ boards – $100Two used vices, from Craigslist – $50Various nuts, bolts, barrel nuts, and screws – $15Wood pulls for the doors – $8Plywood for the cabinet in the base – $25 Total Cost – $198 Time required to complete the bench: ~25 days working on it on and off Giant contractor bags of shavings/cuttings produced by jointer and planer: 3 I ended up buying 12 2×8s but only needed about 10 1/4 of them, so I had some ext...

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