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Drawbore tenon workbench

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Project by Blackberry posted 11-03-2015 03:49 AM 2772 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a workbench I made as a secrect housewarming gift for my brother. The mortise & tenon are connected using a Drawbore oak pin. The tenon pic was taken prior to drilling. Sorry should’ve taken more pics of the process. The bench is on shop dollies just to move it around.





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PaulHWood

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#1 posted 11-03-2015 01:25 PM

Quite a housewarming gift, excellent work, love the painted cabinets under he bench.

Something about paint and natural together really works for me.

-- -Paul, South Carolina Structural Engineer by trade, Crappy Woodworker by choice

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helluvawreck

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#2 posted 11-03-2015 01:33 PM

This is a wonderful gift to a brother. Its a fine workbench and you’ve done a great job on it and I love the cabinet underneath. Perhaps you could take a few more pictures of it. Congratulations and welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#3 posted 11-03-2015 05:29 PM



Quite a housewarming gift, excellent work, love the painted cabinets under he bench.

Something about paint and natural together really works for me.

- PaulHWood

Ditto for me.

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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XquietflyX

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#4 posted 11-03-2015 06:34 PM

that’s an awesome gift! great job!

-- You can tell a lot about your wife by her hands, for example if they are around your throat she's prolly pissed off at you...

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#5 posted 11-04-2015 09:56 AM

Great work bench, very nice.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 11-04-2015 02:40 PM

That’s a nice bench and a heckuva gift!

-- Kenny, SW VA, Go Hokies!!!

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#7 posted 11-04-2015 05:41 PM

Wonderful, beautiful gift with a classic look to it. He will be pleased with it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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