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Portable worktable for small works / jewelry.

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Project by mafe posted 07-02-2010 02:09 AM 3026 views 9 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Portable worktable for small works.
Silver, jewelry or other small works.

I sometimes work in little scale, and like also the world of metal, and especially silver works, so I desigened a little table top worktable for this purpose.

It holds my little anvil, this I have placed in a hardwood rod, and made a matching hole in the worktable where it fits in. This is so I get it off the surface, and so I can turn the anvil around, by releasing the brass bolt in the threaded insert.
A v-slot bench pin are cut directly into the board, for sawing support.
I also fixed a little bench wise, to hold stuff.

Pictures:
1. mounted on table.
2. the normal table clamping is done with two clamps that fit into holes.
3. mounted on my Festool table by a bolt in a threaded insert.
4. under, sides cut thinner, base full thickness, threaded insert in center.
5. mounted on a work bench in the bench wise.
6. mount for bench wise, and threaded insert with brass bolt for the anvil.

The board are a cut of from a kitchen tabletop I mounted in my mothers kitchen.

Hope it can be to some inspiration,

MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.





10 comments so far

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littlecope

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#1 posted 07-02-2010 03:50 AM

That’s a nice little set-up, my Friend… You could take that anywhere… Good Thinking!!

-- Mike in Concord, NH---Unpleasant tasks are simply worthy challenges to improve skills.

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SPalm

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#2 posted 07-02-2010 04:16 AM

Sweet.

That is the cutest little anvil I have ever seen.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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cranesgonewild

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#3 posted 07-02-2010 04:35 AM

Good job. I like the little anvil. I just want to put it in my pocket.

-- I'm a Fungi --

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Dennisgrosen

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#4 posted 07-02-2010 04:37 AM

a very niiiice little setup Mads
queite clever
thankĀ“s for sharing it

Dennis

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Skylark53

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#5 posted 07-02-2010 05:34 AM

Good thinkin’.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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wseand

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#6 posted 07-02-2010 06:38 AM

Nice setup but how the heck do you use that thing, my fingers don’t do small.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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Jim Jakosh

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#7 posted 07-02-2010 02:23 PM

Nice little table. I can see that you spent some thought designing for your needs. Necessity is the mother of invention.
Nice job,Mads. Thanks for sharing

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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stefang

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#8 posted 07-02-2010 08:56 PM

Nice set-up Mads. You are a man of many interests. It would be fun to see what you make with it sometime.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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mafe

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#9 posted 07-03-2010 02:20 AM

Hi guys,
Thank you for the comments, I’m off to bed now it’s 2.20 at night, just picked up my girlfriend in the airport.
And yes I admit I love to do ‘nead’ things, and invention – hmmmmm, nothing like it.
Best thoughts,
MaFe

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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Monty Queen

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#10 posted 07-05-2010 12:38 AM

Awesome job looks great.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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