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Project by Victor708 posted 04-20-2011 03:30 AM 3775 views 18 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Finally finished the worktable I started building when I lost the battle(and fingertip) with my jointer. One thing I did learn from all that, is that if its thicker than “Air”, you will bang your finger into it…..
The design was from Marc Spagnolo. Made from birch ply, mdf, and red oak. And yes my shop is a mess. In the process of setting it up so lots to be done.

-Vic

-- "If a man is alone in the forrest with no woman to hear him. Is he still Wrong?" http://www.hawkinswoodworking.com





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rance

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#1 posted 04-20-2011 03:57 AM

Looks VERY useful Vic. I like the replacable top too. Your shop is not so messy you can’t get something accomplished. You got that great table built. :)

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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Pacdad

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#2 posted 04-20-2011 04:36 AM

Nice table!! Looks like a torsion box top. Is that an air line I see hanging on the end? Nice idea to include in table.

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Lockwatcher

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#3 posted 04-20-2011 05:31 AM

Great table…check out all that storage. Your top looks similar to the top for my assembly table…from the March 2010 Wood Magazine project…

Assembly Table

-- Lockwatcher, Ohio, http://www.lockwatcher.com/

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#4 posted 04-20-2011 05:46 AM

Very nice work table.

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#5 posted 04-20-2011 06:00 AM

Looks good sir….......what mess?

-- Thank You Veterans!

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#6 posted 04-20-2011 06:14 AM

Looks great I built the same one. Victor how did you like lifting the top on?

-- Billp

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#7 posted 04-20-2011 09:51 AM

Now that is a nice designed and well finished table…good job.

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Ken90712

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#8 posted 04-20-2011 10:38 AM

Nice work, Hope your healing up ok as well. That is one beast you have built.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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Victor708

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#9 posted 04-20-2011 02:03 PM

Thanks all,

Pacdad – yes that is an air hose. I had a small pancake type air compressor that wasn’t being used so I insalled it in the cabnet.
Billp – The torsion top is a beast, much heaver than I expected. I was able to recruit one of the neighbors to help me set it in place. Luckily, it was already laying on top of my old workbench so aLL we had to do is lift and move sideways.
Ken – finger is healing nicely, still a little ways to go but almost there.

-Vic

-- "If a man is alone in the forrest with no woman to hear him. Is he still Wrong?" http://www.hawkinswoodworking.com

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MShort

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#10 posted 04-20-2011 04:13 PM

Great looking work table.

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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steliart

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#11 posted 04-20-2011 05:00 PM

thats anice table
well done

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Dennisgrosen

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#12 posted 04-20-2011 09:20 PM

nice Marc. table :-)
and a very niice site your labtop show ….lol

thank´s for sharing it , now lets see some project´s fly from it

Dennis

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dubsaloon

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#13 posted 04-27-2011 07:33 AM

Nice! No wasted space on that unit.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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Beginningwoodworker

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#14 posted 04-28-2011 10:50 PM

Great work table.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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