Finally I’m done. Break out the champagne. Here’s the home stretch, I took some time off but where I left off was everything but the shelf. I bought a Stanley 45 back in May and really hadn’t used it much so I figured the shelf o...
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Ok so I’m getting behind on this but I’ve been working away at the bench I swear. After I got the main mortise and tenons done for attaching the top to the legs I moved on to getting the stretchers done. The legs don’t fit on ...
Time to get on with the part I was dreading the most, chopping mortise for the legs in the benchtop. I was dreading this because they were so big, 1”W x 4”L x 2”D to be exact. I roughed out the tenons on my tablesaw with a dado s...
Busy weekend but I got the ends cut off, still some work to do truing them up since I’m not an expert with a handsaw and went off line more than I would have liked. So I’ve got some work to do squaring that up. I made some progr...
I thought this might be fun to document building a new bench that I’ve been wanting to do for about a year now. My current bench is made out of about 2 sheets of 3/4” plywood and has a sheet of MDF laminated to plywood for the top. It ...