Assembly Table

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Project by newTim posted 05-26-2009 08:36 PM 3376 views 15 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Maybe not a dead flat surface but pretty close. It was time to replace the original table which was built over time with various parts being added as needed. I had a large piece of laminate left over from another project, on 1 1/4” MDF. The old table had a groove down the middle which I used to clear the circular saw blade for cross cutting panels. I plan to add a 2×4 rig to the new one for the same purpose. I will also add a rack for paper and a shelf for the compressor.

-- tim hill

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#1 posted 05-26-2009 08:51 PM

Wow that’s avery practical design for a workbench .Something I need badly.I find myself making things on a piece of 6×4 foot on my saw top .Don’t laugh it has worked til now.The problem I have is I need storage space all my timber is currently sored in my workshop and it takes up space so as soon as I work through it I wil have room for such a workbench myself love the simplicity and practicallity of the design regards Alistair

-- excuse my typing as I have a form of parkinsons disease

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#2 posted 05-26-2009 08:54 PM

Hey Tim
That’s a cool table,Nice size and good design. I like all those drawers too.well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 05-26-2009 10:09 PM

Very well-designed table. The rest of the shop is enviable as well.

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

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#4 posted 05-27-2009 12:04 AM

Nice table, and I like the shop too!

-- Andy, PA ~Finding satisfaction in creation

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#5 posted 05-27-2009 01:41 AM

Nice looking table. I am interested in how you will add some of the accessories you mention. Please be sure to post some pics as you add the upgrades.

-- Gary D. Stoughton, WI

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#6 posted 05-27-2009 02:12 AM

Very practical. Very nice. That will serve you very well for a long time. Good job!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#7 posted 05-27-2009 02:59 AM

Darn there goes another project to my list! Very nicely done and a great design.

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

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#8 posted 05-27-2009 03:14 PM

Simple, practical, and universal…........I like it….....nice job.

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