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Project by PUREMADNESS posted 06-15-2017 08:50 AM 2000 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I’ve wanted to build a workbench, but i had no place to put in in.

So after i built my workshop/shed, i had to build it!!

A Paul sellers design, made out of spruce 2*4s’.

Ofer E.





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eddie

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#1 posted 06-15-2017 09:55 AM

sweet bench

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#2 posted 06-15-2017 10:17 AM

Well built … that one will last awhile … good job!

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PUREMADNESS

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#3 posted 06-15-2017 11:48 AM

Thanks!

Yeah it’s a sturdy one, i’ve been using it for over 6 mo’, and i just love it! :)

Ofer

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Underdog

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#4 posted 06-15-2017 01:52 PM

Great Job! Looks like a sturdy well built bench that’ll serve you well for years!
How long did it take you to build it?

-- Jim, Georgia, USA

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PUREMADNESS

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#5 posted 06-15-2017 03:13 PM

It took me around a month, but didn’t work on it every day.

I think maybe 5-7 days if i sum it up.

Ofer E

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#6 posted 06-15-2017 10:57 PM

Very nice looking bench. Quite nicely done. Thanks for showing the wedge, kudos.

What size is it? Length, Width, weight?

I’m particularly impressed by the selection of tools you built it with.The mixture of new and old caught my eye. The chisel has obviously been pounded a bunch yet is paired with a dual faced mallet. The DIY pipe clamp vise mounted in a workmate that appears to be on at least it’s second top suggests to me you really enjoy woodwork. Is that a hand drill chuck with an auger bit in it in the background of the last pic?

If you have a lathe available I strongly suggest you make yourself one of those round carvers mallets in the 3-4” range. Your thumb hollding the chisel will thank you and the work will go faster.

-- Mike in SoCal

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PUREMADNESS

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#7 posted 06-16-2017 12:09 PM

Thanks!!
The bench is L1500 X W710 X H880mm 59” X 28” X 34.5”.

I’d like it to be bigger, but I don’t have the space for a bigger one.

I actually really like the 2 sided hammer, it delivers a very nice blows. And the chisel, it’s an old beet up one I found in an old shed, I need to make a new handle for it someday

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 06-16-2017 04:34 PM

This workbench turned out beautifully and will be a fine addition to your shop.

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

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

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#9 posted 06-18-2017 10:07 PM

It’s funny about Paul Sellers, I think he has a lot to teach if I could only keep my eyes open. Nice job.

-- Ben in Va

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