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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
Aug 10, 2007
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#1 posted 08-10-2007 05:59 PM
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!
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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.
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#5 posted 08-11-2007 02:22 PM
MountainDrew – I trimmed the door with walnut. The bottom is oak ply with solid oak trim. No finish yet.
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#6 posted 08-11-2007 02:25 PM
Lookin’ Good Dave!
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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.
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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.
#10 posted 02-25-2008 02:49 PM
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.
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#12 posted 07-31-2008 12:02 AM
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