Flip top, workbench, five way

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Project by Ed posted 12-19-2015 04:18 AM 1670 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I already posted this under workshop along with many others, but I am especially pleased with the functionality of this bench. Will add it too my projects. It is a combination of many different ideas picked up along the way. The three tools are mounted off square to avoid interfering with each other. It works well and is a great space saver. Easy to spin, on casters for mobility. Pictures described in order.
1 Sander, metal saw, drillpress topside –
2 Wood splitter, with sanding table closed -
3 Sanding table exposed, Wood splitter hanging
4 Sanding table with dust collection -
5 Adjustable vacumm port on drill press
6 Vacumm to cut off saw, harley girls on garage door

-- Ed, Dawson Creek “It is easier to get forgiveness than permission”

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#1 posted 12-19-2015 06:51 AM

well thought out. well done.

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#2 posted 12-19-2015 09:16 AM

Dang Ed…. All that thing needs is the kitchen sink and it would have it all….lol. That’s a well thought out project sir.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#3 posted 12-19-2015 03:00 PM

Interesting arrangement. never thought of having a wood splitter in the wood shop. Guess it would make quick work out of projects, mistakes, etc. that didn’t quite make the grade. A great stress reliever. But wood splitter a real friend living in the north. I made a large one with a 13 hp motor. does short work a big narly birch and saves back breaking work. More time to spend in the worm shop.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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