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Project by Darnell posted 1464 days ago 5235 views 39 times favorited 28 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Solid beech workbench, bookmatched front panels 18” wide, 12 drawers with curly beech fronts. Veritas Tucker front vise, handcarved flush mount. Modified Veritas Twin-Screw end vise.
The project starts here-

-- http://thewayiwood.blogspot.com/





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mfike

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#1 posted 1464 days ago

That’s a really nice bench. Very solid, well built.

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woodworm

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#2 posted 1464 days ago

Beautiful, beautiful..!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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Splinterman

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#3 posted 1464 days ago

Hey Darnell,
Sweet bench and great swivel vice system…well done.

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4woodturning

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#4 posted 1464 days ago

Wow Now that’s a bench! awesome job

-- Jeff, Missouri ,"Just because your not bleeding, dont mean your turning safely!"..............http://www.4woodturning.com

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HalDougherty

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#5 posted 1464 days ago

Wow, you are in trouble now… Just wait, after your wife or girlfriend sees your new bench, it’s going to be harder to make furniture that’s better looking than your bench! You’ve got your work cut out for you now. LOL

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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RONWEN

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#6 posted 1464 days ago

Very, very nice workbench! Almost too nice to call it a workbench :-) Is that front Veritas vice a current production model?

-- RonWen

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DoctorDan

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#7 posted 1464 days ago

Very nice.

-- Daniel - http://theloveofwood.blogspot.com/

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Cato

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#8 posted 1464 days ago

Very impressive. That is a labor of love, and your craftsmanship on it is outstanding.

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Toolz

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#9 posted 1464 days ago

Super bench

-- Larry "Work like a Captain but Play like a Pirate!"

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Viking

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#10 posted 1464 days ago

Darnell;

This is a great bench. I have never had a chnce to work with Beech. Is look like a piece of furniture.

Thanks for showing it to us.

Good Luck!

-- Rick Gustafson - Lost Creek Ranch - Colorado County, Texas

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Moron

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#11 posted 1464 days ago

sweet

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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sawblade1

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#12 posted 1463 days ago

Nice Job :) may I Make a suggestion of adding a ramp or ramps to at least one end of the tool tray to minimize frustration of getting small tools out :) this is a small plus to add to an already excellent project

take care

Sawblade1

-- Proverbs Ch:3 vs 5,6,7 Trust in the lord with all thine heart and lean not unto your own understanding but in all your ways aknowledge him and he shall direct your path elmerthomas81@neo.rr.com

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CL810

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#13 posted 1463 days ago

Fabulous!

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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bigike

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#14 posted 1463 days ago

saweeeeeeeeeeeeeet bench can you do a blog on how the vice was made?

-- Ike, Big Daddies Woodshop, http://www.icombadaniels@yahoo.com

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Sean

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#15 posted 1463 days ago

someone please tell me thats a beer holder beside the pattern makers clamp…

-- "Democracy is by far the worst system of government. Except all the others that have been tried." ~ Winston Churchill

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