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Project by Isra posted 07-23-2014 10:12 PM 2551 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi, This is my last project, my new work bench. I have been working on it during the last month. It is made of European oak, european beech, maple, boxwood (only for wedges), recycled ash (from an old scythe) and chesnut. It has a wagon vise and a front vise, both are made with the same type of bench screw. I added a movable planning stop fitted with two wedges ( I have been using it and for know they work perfect). My old bench will be my kids bench (so they can hammer on it as much as yhey like). As soon as I have better pictures I will change them /if I can, because I am new and I do not know if that is possible). Soory if my english is not accurate.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria),

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#1 posted 07-23-2014 10:57 PM

Looks great, and like it will serve you well.

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#2 posted 07-23-2014 11:13 PM

That’s a bench worthy of a lifetime’s work. Nicely done.

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#3 posted 07-23-2014 11:18 PM

Thank you. I am new here, and it is great to read that.

-- Isra, Salcedillo (Cantabria),

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#4 posted 07-23-2014 11:38 PM

Very nice, Isra. I like the combo of wood and the contrast.

-- ian | "You can't stop what's coming. It ain't all waiting on you. That's vanity."

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#5 posted 07-24-2014 12:07 AM

Nice bench, nice size, nice features, nice functionality. NICE!

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#6 posted 07-24-2014 12:38 AM

Very nice. It should serve you well.

-- Groveland, CA.

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#7 posted 07-24-2014 04:09 AM

Great looking bench wonderful job and congrats

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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#8 posted 07-24-2014 04:42 AM

Very nice bench. Good job.

-- Verily, verily, I say unto you, He that heareth my word, and believeth on him that sent me, hath everlasting life, and shall not come into condemnation; but is passed from death unto life. ~ John 5:24

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#9 posted 07-24-2014 09:57 AM

super bench.
Should serve you well in your future projects.
Cheers, Jinky (James).

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#10 posted 07-27-2014 01:26 AM


-- "Not skilled enough to wipe jam on toast!"

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