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Project by Mike Merzke posted 06-16-2014 09:50 PM 5204 views 62 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the new addition to the shop. It will function as a workbench/outfeed/assembly table. The design of the top is taken from the Ultimate Workbench by Ron Paulk. www.paulkhomes.com It is constructed from 3/4 Pine Plywood. If you’d like to see more and read about the build visit my blog at http://somehowitallcametogether.blogspot.com/2014/06/the-long-awaited-completion-of.html

-- Mike Merzke, http://www.merzkecustomwoodworking.com





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April Wilkerson

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#1 posted 06-16-2014 10:13 PM

Congrats Mike, that looks awesome! You are going to get so much use out of that.

Are those some of your new clamps??.....lucky….: )

-- Wilkerson

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#2 posted 06-16-2014 10:43 PM

Nice work! that has it all!

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Greg..the Cajun Wood Artist

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#3 posted 06-16-2014 11:28 PM

Looks real nice…you could also seal off a couple of the sections so you could use it a downdraft table also.

-- Each step of every Wood Art project I design and build is considered my masterpieceā€¦ because I want the finished product to reflect the quality and creativeness of my work

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Mainiac Matt

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#4 posted 06-16-2014 11:35 PM

that a very handy looking design

nice job with it

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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MT_Stringer

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#5 posted 06-16-2014 11:45 PM

Well executed plan. You are going to get a lot of use out of that rascal. I have his plans also.

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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woodchuckerNJ

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#6 posted 06-17-2014 02:58 AM

Ron definitely came up with a winning design.

Looks like a great assembly table.

-- Jeff NJ

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#7 posted 06-17-2014 03:36 AM

Pretty nifty I think, had I a workshop I would build one of those,... purely because of its versatility.

Good work on the blog!

P.S. How do you manage to keep every thing (cast iron) so shiny!!

-- Regards Robert

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ChrisK

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#8 posted 06-17-2014 01:03 PM

Pretty useful table.

-- Chris K

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#9 posted 06-17-2014 03:39 PM

This is very nice and a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#10 posted 06-17-2014 03:58 PM

That is the table ! There are lots of good ideas in it. Hat’s off. I thinking about replicating the top part only.

Thanks for posting.

Best,

Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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#11 posted 06-17-2014 05:56 PM

Great looking shop addition!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Mike Merzke

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#12 posted 06-17-2014 05:59 PM

Thanks for all the comments. I tried to think of every possible need I could have for this table. I would definitely look at Ron Paulk’s plans. He also has a whole series of videos on YouTube that walk you through the entire build.

-- Mike Merzke, http://www.merzkecustomwoodworking.com

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#13 posted 06-17-2014 06:20 PM

Hello Mike

I agree with Serge ( Bricofleur)

This the TABLE

In my favorite for the future ( If place is OK..)

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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hotncold

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#14 posted 06-17-2014 09:05 PM

Fantastic build! I love it.

-- Dennie - Tennessee - Every Pro was once an Amateur. Every Expert was once a Beginner. So dream Big and start Now!

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Skip Brewer

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#15 posted 06-17-2014 09:47 PM

It is a beautiful piece of work. I think I would want to make a top that is easily replaceable, though. Yours is so nice, I’d always be worried about scratching it or getting glue on it!

Great job!

-- Skip, Califormia

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