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Project by Quebecnewf posted 02-09-2010 02:15 AM 3095 views 2 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is a pic of my new RAS Bench. I am pleased how it turned out. The drawers are all full extension. The vacant spot under the workbench will be a bay for the jointer. I am going to have a system to roll the jointer unfer the bench when not in use.
Dust collection will be installed next summer.

Quebecnewf





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#1 posted 02-09-2010 02:30 AM

Thats a bigin looks great.

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#2 posted 02-09-2010 02:48 AM

Very nice!

-- Ohh mann...pancakes and boobies...I'll bet that's what Heaven is like! ♣ ♣ ♣ ♣

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#3 posted 02-09-2010 02:50 AM

Nice job – well thought out.
It’s an odd thing to see a rifle hanging from the rafters – we have to have them locked up here in Australia.

-- Blinded by brilliance

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#4 posted 02-09-2010 03:15 AM

Your shop is really coming together nicely. I am sure it will be as nice as the shop itself. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 02-09-2010 03:27 AM

Man, I can only wish for that much space. Great job on the setup though, looks functional as well as nice to look at, the sign of a good design

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#6 posted 02-09-2010 03:51 AM

nice looking bench system…. great looking cabinets…

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#7 posted 02-09-2010 03:58 AM

great shop,,great bench,,is that a 270 hang’n from the rafters?

-- Dan Hux,,,,Raleigh, NC http://whitdaniel.com

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#8 posted 02-09-2010 04:03 AM

Very nicely done. But I’d be concerned about having a rifle and scope hanging in a shop without a dust collection system.

-- Dave; Lansing, Kansas

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#9 posted 02-09-2010 04:06 AM

Nice looking bench. Really unique site, I would like to see more pictures! Good work.

-- JJ

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#10 posted 02-09-2010 04:09 AM

Nice looking bench.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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#11 posted 02-09-2010 04:35 AM

Looking good!

I saw an article on some woodworking magazine a while ago, can’t remember offhand which one, where he took his jointer and had mounted it on some retractable guide rails and casters (think drawer slides on steroids basically) and it slid into the cubby under his bench, and easily pulled forward to work with.

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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#12 posted 02-09-2010 04:50 AM

Thats a sweet bench looks great!

-- Tim, Tallahasse FL

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#13 posted 02-09-2010 05:06 AM

Nice work, if I had a RAS… and more space in my shop I could see myself making a bench much like this one.

-- A hammer dangling from a wall will bang and sound like work when the wind blows the right way.

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#14 posted 02-09-2010 05:49 AM

Nice space for the RAS – jealous – Workshop coming along really nicely.
Good to have protection nearby too, in case moose try to get in to do some woodworking…

Summer coming soon – only 6 months away now, eh? :)

-- If you can't joint it, bead it!

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#15 posted 02-09-2010 08:20 AM

Quebecnewf, I thought I recognized the name. It’s been a long time since I caught one of your posts. I remember being awed by the gumption required to build your shop on those piers in the middle of nowhere. I had to go back through your blog and other posts to get caught up. So far I reckon you owe me a few pictures of the firring strips you produce from the three sided planer, an explanation of why your shop wasn’t blown away in the 100KM (62MPH) winds and huge waves you posted, some pictures of the downdraft table build, an explanation of why you took so long to post more stuff, a description of more precisely where you live, and … oh … uh ummm… sorry, got carried away again. Anyway, I’m glad you posted something and hope to see more from you. We missed you.

Best,

-- Jim

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