Basic workbench finished with danish wood oil.

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Project by RobNPHX posted 04-19-2017 12:11 AM 899 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Based the Paul Seller’s model. Almost entirely made with traditional tools and techniques (at the end, I used an electric router to cut the housing dados on the aprons). Table top in laminated 3” thick Douglas fir. The frame is a combination of Douglas fir and hemlock. All wood basic construction lumber. Glue used: Titebond 3. Planes used: Veritas LA Jack, Ohio Tool Company #4 smoother, Ohio Tool / Scioto Tool wooden jointer plane. Chisels: Stanley Bailey. Frame made with through mortise and tenor construction. This build is covered on my blog.

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#1 posted 04-19-2017 11:27 AM

Wonderful! That should last a lifetime. Are you going to put a vice on it?

-- I make bowls and spoons.

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#2 posted 04-19-2017 03:12 PM

Wonderful! That should last a lifetime. Are you going to put a vice on it?

- blue77

I believe so. Just need to find one I like.

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#3 posted 04-19-2017 04:19 PM


-- Alan J. Hoover, AL Keeping in mind I believe college football is only a profit center for the school.... Roll Tide!

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#4 posted 04-25-2017 01:51 PM

Congratulations. You have a nice bench that should last a lifetime.

-- By "Woodshop" I mean my two car garage full of wood and tools. Do you do woodworking "unplugged"? Buddy me so I can see what you make

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