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Project by Nick424 posted 05-18-2017 12:27 PM 5043 views 14 times favorited 27 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My son got me Benchcrafted hardware for Christmas so I had to build something to put it on.

A lot of gluing, fitting, trimming, and work, but in the end a bench that I love.

And it was great to work with my son on this project.





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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#1 posted 05-18-2017 12:34 PM

Nice build, Nick. And kudos to your son for such a thoughtful gift!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --

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#2 posted 05-18-2017 12:34 PM

Pure jealousy here…that is a beautiful bench. I’m heading to HandWorks 2017 tomorrow and can’t wait to stop in at the Benchcrafted booth!

-- Jeff , Wisconsin Please...can I stay in the basement a little longer, please!

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#3 posted 05-18-2017 12:47 PM

Another beautiful Roubo. Nice job!

-- When one tugs at a single thing in nature, he finds it attached to the rest of the world. -- John Muir

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#4 posted 05-18-2017 01:55 PM

Great project beautifully done -

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#5 posted 05-18-2017 02:01 PM

Congratulation’s
That is a big and beautiful bench and having Father and son make it together makes it extra special !!!!!.
Thanks for posting very inspiring .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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#6 posted 05-18-2017 02:02 PM

Very nice and sturdy …..... GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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IndianaWoodworker

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#7 posted 05-18-2017 03:19 PM

Fantastic looking bench.
Unfortunately, it is now apparent that I have two defective sons. :)

-- Measure twice, cut once?!? But, cutting is more fun than measuring!

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#8 posted 05-18-2017 03:20 PM

Very impressive Nick424!

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#9 posted 05-18-2017 03:22 PM

Not only did you do a beautiful job on the bench apparently your son turned out well too!

(I love that you have sawdust on the floor.) :-)

-- Groveland, CA.

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#10 posted 05-18-2017 04:00 PM

You have done a beautiful job on this bench and it will be a great addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#11 posted 05-18-2017 09:33 PM

man that is one sweet looking bench,very heavy duty and well made,something your kids and grand kids will hopefully use one day.beautiful job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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#12 posted 05-18-2017 11:30 PM

Not sure what I’m doing wrong but my son got me socks. Nice bench.

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#13 posted 05-19-2017 01:43 AM

Really nice job! I like your interpretation of the gap stop.

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#14 posted 05-19-2017 04:31 AM

She is a beaut.

-- Shooting down the walls of heartache. Bang bang. I am. The warrior.

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Nick424

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#15 posted 05-19-2017 08:01 PM

Thank you for all the nice comments.
It is a good feeling to get positive comments from your peers.
If anyone wants to see a little more detail it is here.
http://lumberjocks.com/topics/31539

Thanks again, Nick

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