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Project by nelson posted 06-25-2011 10:02 PM 1431 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this simple workbench for my son for his 3rd birthday. It’s 18” tall, 24” wide, and 12” deep. Its perfectly sized for the little guy. Now he can have his own little space in the workshop.

The top and shelf are attached with pocket screws to keep a nice top for it.





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CharlesAuguste

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#1 posted 06-25-2011 11:26 PM

Thats really cool!!! But he needs a little vise!!

-- "the future's uncertain and the end is always near" J. Morrison

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nelson

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#2 posted 06-25-2011 11:47 PM

Yeah, a vise would have been a good idea. We opted for a tape measure as a first tool. I figure some extra practice measuring before he gets to the cutting stage is probably a good thing!

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#3 posted 06-26-2011 12:52 AM

Really cool.

-- A man cannot be comfortable without his own approval. -- Mark Twain

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TRYPHON974

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#4 posted 06-26-2011 05:59 AM

That’s cute :)

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#5 posted 06-26-2011 11:47 PM

Put in a vise or two and you’re set to go! You don’t have to have a fancy cabinetmakers bench to do woodworking. How many of us started with a Black and Decker workmate? Do some woodworking and then build the fancy bench.

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#6 posted 06-26-2011 11:48 PM

Looks like my bench, that I use, that I built 15 years ago! You’ll never forget this little guy, that’s for sure.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#7 posted 06-26-2011 11:53 PM

That’s VERY cool !

He’s three ?

Give him a year, and let’s see if he has strong opinions about SawStop :-)

Nice bench. I love seeing the next gen of woodworkers coming up !

-- -- Neil

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