Work bench, walnut and cherry, Leg and Tail vise

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Project by CMDEvans posted 01-08-2017 04:32 PM 1791 views 1 time favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Cherry and Walnut topped workbench

82×20 x 30 3/4” tall. Top is a bit over 3” thick.

Tail Vise and Leg vise with St Andrews Cross hardware. Square Bench Dogs are a bit over 1 1/16” wide.

Screws are beech, 2 1/4” x 2tpi

Top floats in Tenons, Base constructed with Drawbore Mortise and Tenon Joints.

Cherry and walnut top, with some Beech and maple accents. Mahogany endcaps. Chisel rack built in. Bottom Shelf is stained pine, and simply lifts out if I ever decided to change anything under the bench.

Base is lacquered, top is finished with BLO.

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#1 posted 01-08-2017 10:55 PM

Nice bench

-- Power to the people.

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#2 posted 02-25-2017 09:11 PM

Too bad you couldn’t make something bigger… :P

Love the cherry and walnut together. I imagine it will last several lifetimes.

-- By "Woodshop" I mean my two car garage full of wood and tools.

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#3 posted 02-25-2017 09:26 PM

Its an aircraft carrier !! Awesome !!!

-- Pat / Colorado

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