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Project by CarpenterJoe posted 06-08-2017 08:43 PM 1029 views 3 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Chris Schwarz inspired Ruobo – Benchcrafted Wagon Vise, Walnut, Maple, Red Oak and Poplar…





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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 06-08-2017 09:00 PM

Good Lookin’ bench … nice work!

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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CarpenterJoe

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#2 posted 06-08-2017 09:14 PM

Thanks Ron! Appreciate it!!!

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theoldfart

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#3 posted 06-08-2017 10:24 PM

It is a very good looking bench, the deadman style is an eye catcher too. Nice job Joe. Now get to work among shavings!

-- "With every tool obtained, there is another that is needed" DonW ( Kevin )

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 06-08-2017 11:09 PM

This is a beautiful workbench and a fine addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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woodshaver Tony C

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#5 posted 06-08-2017 11:22 PM

Nice bench! Would love to have that but it won’t fit in my little work space so I guess you get to keep it. LOL! Nice work!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Carlos510

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#6 posted 06-09-2017 12:12 AM

Very nice bench, the mix of different hardwoods in your laminations is very distinctive.

-- From popular rap:"If time is money, then I need a loan." Carlos B., http://www.hobbyworkshopprojects.com/

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Jamie McDonald

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#7 posted 06-09-2017 02:48 AM

i think you have inspired the next project for my shop!! Sharpen up those planes and get to it!

-- "The notes I handle no better than many pianists. But the pauses between the notes - ah, that is where the art resides!" --Artur Schnabel

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bobasaurus

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#8 posted 06-09-2017 05:28 PM

Looks really great. Your vise jaws sure are fancy.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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Jerry

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#9 posted 06-09-2017 07:16 PM

Absolutely inspirational!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://geraldlhunsucker.com/

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TheWoodYogi

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#10 posted 06-09-2017 09:33 PM

This workbench is really nice. You must get great pleasure using this for projects :)

-- Wood Yogi - Put your heart, mind, and soul into even your smallest acts. This is the secret of success. - Swami Sivananda

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BurlyBob

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#11 posted 06-10-2017 01:31 AM

Damn Joe, I can’t wait to start my bench. I just hope it looks as good as yours. I love that design on your deadman. It’s very unique.

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CarpenterJoe

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#12 posted 06-14-2017 04:18 PM

Thanks all! I’ve certainly enjoyed using it – really focused right now on getting all of the clutter off of it and into shop made cabinets!!! What’s your next project?

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dbeck

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#13 posted 06-14-2017 04:54 PM

I was just looking at your router table project and it was so nice i checked out your bench. Both are gorgeous, what a shop you must have to enjoy. Those chops might be my favorites of all i have seen, wonderfully done.

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