2nd Holtzapffel

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Project by kckevin posted 12-04-2009 07:22 AM 2484 views 2 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built for the Kansas City Woodworkers Guild’s shop.

-- KCkevin

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#1 posted 12-04-2009 11:23 AM

Looks solid, nice work. I see you read one of the recent article on work benches.

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

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#2 posted 12-04-2009 02:18 PM

Kevin, this is a nice looking bench. It is a tool that any of us would enjoy having in our shop.

What wood did you use in its construction?

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#3 posted 12-04-2009 02:38 PM

I agree it is a nice bench and well built.



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#4 posted 12-04-2009 05:03 PM

Nice workbench!

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#5 posted 12-04-2009 06:19 PM

Nothing like a project that you can use every day.

-- Best Regards With Personalized Rocking Chairs And Furniture On My Mind,

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#6 posted 12-04-2009 07:42 PM

Nice solid workbench. I’m envious of the room you appear to have in your shop. You can actually walk around your bench!

Nice Job!!!!!!! Merry Christmas!!..............Jim

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#7 posted 12-04-2009 07:49 PM

Looks very sturdy well done.

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#8 posted 12-04-2009 11:32 PM

Nice heavy bench

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#9 posted 12-06-2009 06:56 AM

It’s all Hard Maple.

I wish I could claim the shop space as my own, but it belongs to the Guild and our friends at the KC Woodturners’ Assoc.
Merry Christmas to you as well.

-- KCkevin

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#10 posted 02-19-2010 06:53 AM

Finally, got around to getting this bench finished up. I had to cost cut a bit and went with steel screws for the twin-screw vise. Save the Guild at least a hundred dollars going that way. I love Big Wood Vise’s big wooden screws but I can’t afford them most of the time. The bench will be on display and used this weekend at The Woodworking Show in Overland Park, Kansas.

-- KCkevin

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