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Project by Doug52 posted 12-08-2018 11:18 PM 1181 views 0 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Well its Done. Lots of firsts with this. 1st post to Lumber jocks, 1st big project, 1st tenon/Mortise joints, 1st Dove Tail joints or “Condor” for that matter are some of the many firsts for me on this project. I started in Jan or Feb of this year working on it here and there on weekends. Lots of mistakes which drove me nuts because i am a perfectionist to a fault. To that the greatest thing I learned was to recognize and accept when Good enough is good enough. ???? I started wood working 3 years ago when I was repainting my interior of my house. I decided to rip out my fire place mantle and make a new one. It turned out great and that lit a bug. My guidance on this was Marc and his TWW guild video. Benchcraft vises and plans. Maple and Walnut





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 12-08-2018 11:29 PM

A great project and addition to your workshop. Remember, we are our own worst critics.

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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McaroJCC

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#2 posted 12-09-2018 01:13 AM

I love Marc’s stuff, and it looks like you nailed it with this build. Well done!

-- MCaro, St. Charles, MO

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3020

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#3 posted 12-09-2018 02:09 AM

Looks good. I’m partway through the Roubo bench with Benchcrafted hardware too. Hope mine turns out as nice.

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AJ1104

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#4 posted 12-09-2018 02:46 AM

Great bench and a top notch build. Congrats

-- AJ

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swirt

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#5 posted 12-09-2018 02:56 AM

Wow.. Such a nice workbench. Good work.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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theoldfart

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#6 posted 12-09-2018 03:48 AM

Good looking bench, it should make a great workspace.

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

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Tom Regnier

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#7 posted 12-09-2018 11:17 AM

Great first post on LJ….super nice bench. Hope to see some lots projects come off that puppy!

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bjordan61

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#8 posted 12-09-2018 08:08 PM

Beautiful bench. I just got my vise hardware and will be ready to start my build after the holidays. Hope mine turns out at least half as nice as yours!

-- Bruce

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BurlyBob

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#9 posted 12-10-2018 12:36 AM

That’s a definite winner. A really excellent looking bench!

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MPython

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#10 posted 12-10-2018 10:50 PM

That’s a beauty, for sure! Well done.

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#11 posted 12-11-2018 05:23 PM

That must weigh a ton. Nice build.

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Doug52

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#12 posted 12-13-2018 02:05 PM

Just wanted to say Thank you for all the kind words from you all. Much appreciated! I’ll post some pics of my basement turned shop in a few days.

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