|Project by weldoman||posted 01-18-2015 01:43 PM||1576 views||9 times favorited||8 comments|
I’d been wanting a WW’ers vise on a bench when i came across a CL ad listing an old high school maple top and vise sitting on some metal lockers. The top was in bad shape, lots of gouges, wallowed out dog holes but was still really flat. The seller wanted $60. for it , I figured the vise and lockers were worth that much so I brought it home and made a bench out of materials I had on hand.
It’s got a little bit of everything in it, some 5/4 H.maple resawed to 1/2”,reclaimed( free) SYP 2×4s & 4×4s, mdf, hardboard and plywood. I repositioned the vise on the top and routered new dog holes, and covered it with replaceable hardboard. I trimmed the front with 1/2” H.maple and practiced on my inset drawers. The drawer knobs are reclaimed too, my wife gave them to me out of her stash.
I made alot of mistakes but am pretty happy with the results.
-- missouri, dave