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Project by SilverbackReef posted 12-30-2014 12:06 PM 1213 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Behold the magnificence of the new companion for my sawbench to help with longer parts. Hadn’t worked in the shop for awhile and needed a quick project to get rolling again. This was an all hand-tool build from construction grade SYP. The legs were riven, drawknifed, and spokeshaved. Holes were bored by eye with brace and bevel (one is a little wonky). Legs are wedged into the top without glue.

Perfect? Far from it. Fun build and useful result? You betcha!





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R_Stad

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#1 posted 12-30-2014 01:22 PM

I like it – nice work. Nice saw bench too.

-- Rod - Oregon

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corpmule

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#2 posted 12-30-2014 04:00 PM

“The legs were riven, drawknifed, and spokeshaved.”

From what? You said it’s made from SYP but, I don’t think SYP splits very well. I guess I could be wrong, I haven’t had the chance to try it. But, if I’m not, that means it’s possible the legs are a different wood. Just curious.

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SilverbackReef

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#3 posted 12-30-2014 11:24 PM

re riven SYP: Had some 2×10 offcuts that had been sitting in the garage for quite some time (>1yr). The outside edges were nearly quarter sawn grain wise and pretty straight. I was preparing to saw them when I decided to experiment with splitting. Hit them with a small shaping ax and they split surprisingly cleanly. Few strokes with a rank set heavily cambered #5 and they cleaned up nicely. Less work than sawing. :-)

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mpmitche

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#4 posted 12-31-2014 02:23 AM

Nice build and I bet it comes in handy!

-- Mike, Western New York

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