Workbench (more pics)

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Project by DustyDave posted 08-10-2007 05:30 PM 3813 views 12 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

More pics of my workbench showing the other drawers/pullouts.

BTW the plans came from the December/January 2006 issue of The Family Handyman. An almost identical bench was in American Woodworker in January 2004.


-- Dave _-^-_ Baltimore, MD

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#1 posted 08-10-2007 05:59 PM

Nice bench!

I really like the full extension drawer slides.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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#2 posted 08-10-2007 09:57 PM

I like the idea of having all the planes in the top drawer for easy access.

I just might have to build myself a little drawer like that for my bench. Thanks for the good idea!

-- Tom, Surfside Beach, SC - Romans 8:28

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#3 posted 08-11-2007 07:47 AM

Awesome workbench! What wood did you use for the trim on the top?

-- What would Marc do?

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#4 posted 08-11-2007 08:09 AM

Great looking bench.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Appomattox Virginia †

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#5 posted 08-11-2007 02:22 PM

Thanks, guys.

MountainDrew – I trimmed the door with walnut. The bottom is oak ply with solid oak trim. No finish yet.


-- Dave _-^-_ Baltimore, MD

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#6 posted 08-11-2007 02:25 PM

Lookin’ Good Dave!

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#7 posted 08-11-2007 05:34 PM

Looks realy good. You just reminded me that I still have to remake my bench soon.

-- A man who moves mountains starts one stone at a time.

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#8 posted 08-11-2007 09:45 PM


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#9 posted 02-25-2008 05:03 AM

Great-looking workbench! I like the walnut trim it looks too good to do work on.

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#10 posted 02-25-2008 02:49 PM

Thanks Sonny,

Thanks for the kind words on the bench. It is a joy to use. I have added dog holes since posting the pics. I’ll have to update the pics.

I see your just up the road. I’m in Parkville.

I bought a bunch of scraps from a guy in Abingdon, which included the walnut. As I recall, it was $50 for over 100 bf of hardwood. He was cleaning out a bunch of wood that was too short/small for his use.

-- Dave _-^-_ Baltimore, MD

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#11 posted 07-30-2008 11:41 PM

Great-looking workbench!

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#12 posted 07-31-2008 12:02 AM

Very nice!

-- //FC - Round Rock, TX - "Experience is what you get just after you need it"

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