Reclaimed Yellowpine Workbench

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Project by silentwalnut posted 08-19-2007 04:49 AM 5112 views 3 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just finished building this yellow pine workbench tonight. The wood was cut out of our living room’s ceiling when the ceiling was vaulted last spring. I’m glad I was able to save this beautiful yellow pine wood. I plan to put a 10” quick release vise on it in the next couple of weeks.

-- .: silent walnut :.

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#1 posted 08-19-2007 05:29 AM

Nice looking bench. It should serve you well.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 08-19-2007 05:37 AM

Nice use of reclaimed wood! That yellow pine should serve you very well!

God Bless,

-- Saving barnwood from the scrapyards

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#3 posted 08-19-2007 10:50 AM

Reclaimed wood I think is the way to go, good work and look very usefull.

-- Jeff B.

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#4 posted 08-19-2007 01:17 PM

Nice bench. It should give you years of service and should see many great projects cross its surface.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#5 posted 08-19-2007 02:28 PM

thanks, guys ! :^)

-- .: silent walnut :.

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#6 posted 08-19-2007 02:36 PM

How long did you think about building this before you started the project? I ask because I have been thinking about building one for about 3 years off and on (probably much ,longer :). The design is what keeps me from starting. I know, it is not a good reason <laugh> but there are so many options..

I would enjoy hearing about the quick release vise you pick.

-- "so much to learn and so little time"..

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Thos. Angle

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#7 posted 08-19-2007 04:22 PM

That’ll work!! Don’t forget the end vise.

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#8 posted 08-19-2007 07:55 PM

nice job on the bench – looks like it’s gonna be very useful!

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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Greg Mitchell

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#9 posted 08-20-2007 12:37 AM

Very nice bench. It will be a great addition to your shop!

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#10 posted 08-20-2007 03:27 PM

Nice Save. Great job.

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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#11 posted 08-20-2007 03:29 PM

Great Bench. and made with recycled materials.

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

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