The Roubo

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Project by CoreyM posted 11-19-2008 06:47 PM 3942 views 11 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this bench form Hard Maple in the spring of 2008.

-- Corey

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#1 posted 11-19-2008 06:55 PM

Nice bench!

You can tell a real Lumberjock by the fact that his wall calendar has pictures of tools instead of naked women.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#2 posted 11-19-2008 06:56 PM

That is a beauty. Whats that sucker weigh in at?

-- Wipe the blood stains from your blade before coming in.--

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#3 posted 11-19-2008 07:05 PM

Well, it started out as 200 board feet of maple, so it weighs way more than I can move. The top was scary heavy. I tell you what, though, it doesn’t budge when I’m planing something. I also hide under it when tornado season rolls around.

-- Corey

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#4 posted 11-19-2008 07:08 PM

Beautiful beast, UH, bench!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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Damian Penney

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#5 posted 11-19-2008 07:20 PM

Very nice, the Roubo is a great looking bench.

-- I am always doing that which I can not do, in order that I may learn how to do it. - Pablo Picasso

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#6 posted 11-19-2008 07:39 PM

Just Beautiful…Great Work!

-- John, Charleston, SC,

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#7 posted 11-19-2008 07:54 PM

This is the work of very experienced woodworker.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#8 posted 11-19-2008 08:06 PM

That what I’m talking about….massive!!!SWEET…Blkcherry

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#9 posted 11-19-2008 08:09 PM

Whoa mama, that’s one to make the Schwarz proud.

-- Doug, woodworking in Alabama

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#10 posted 11-19-2008 08:17 PM

I’d love to see a close up pic of the tool wall as well, especially the Plane totes.

-- When my wife ask's what I have to show for my wood working hobby, I just show her the splinters.

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Thos. Angle

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#11 posted 11-19-2008 08:20 PM

Great bench. I really like the planeing hook on these benches.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#12 posted 11-20-2008 01:23 AM

Yehp, that is a bid bench/storm shelter. The top looks great.

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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#13 posted 11-20-2008 01:41 AM

Wow, great looking bench Corey! I also like your wall of planes.

Thanks for posting.

-- Martin, Kansas

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#14 posted 11-20-2008 04:33 AM

I love that brianinpa” stom shelter”....great looking bench and could you give us a closer look at your plane storage unit as well. thank again for the post Blkcherry

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John Gray

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#15 posted 11-20-2008 05:53 AM

Very nice bench, you can be proud.

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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