Finished Workbench from Bucket List

  • Advertise with us
Project by therookie posted 1092 days ago 1670 views 1 time favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch
Finished Workbench from Bucket List
Finished Workbench from Bucket List No picture No picture No picture No picture No picture
Zoom Pictures

I got my workbench done and just have to put the clamps on and then I will post my blog on how it works. But the bench finishes out at 650lbs and 38” to the top of the bench by 30” wide and 6’ long. I love it and cant wait to keep going.


12 comments so far

View lew's profile


9945 posts in 2354 days

#1 posted 1092 days ago


Are you going to add any drawers under it?

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

View conban1's profile


8 posts in 1093 days

#2 posted 1092 days ago

Looks strong and at 650lb its not going anywhere! It may be my next project but will lower it so that it can double as an outfeed table for the table saw.

-- Making wood work since '08

View Manitario's profile


2260 posts in 1481 days

#3 posted 1092 days ago

wow, 650lbs! you won’t have to worry about tipping it over any time soon.

-- Sometimes the creative process requires foul language. -- Charles Neil

View Tango's profile


68 posts in 2152 days

#4 posted 1092 days ago

Nice Bench! Not usual to see the the wood used transversal instead of longitudinal….any particular reason?

View NormG's profile


3989 posts in 1602 days

#5 posted 1092 days ago

Now that is a work bench

-- Norman

View coloradoclimber's profile


548 posts in 2666 days

#6 posted 1092 days ago

It’s a great looking bench.

How thick are the top and legs? The legs look like about 6×6 so the top is around 3-4 inches thick?

What wood species is the bench made of?

View BarneyTomB's profile


28 posts in 1116 days

#7 posted 1092 days ago

What kind of vises (leg,wagon, end, face, etc.) are you going to put on it?

-- Profanity; The last refuge of the limited intellect.

View Willie1031's profile


141 posts in 1136 days

#8 posted 1092 days ago

Wow, 650 lbs…I hope you like where it is.

I really like it, good and sturdy.

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

View therookie's profile


887 posts in 1426 days

#9 posted 1092 days ago

Lew, I might put some under it but I dont know yet Maybe
Tango, I put the wood transversal because the bench sections move back and forth as clamps.
Coloradoclimber, The legs are 5”x5” and the top is 2 7/8” and the whole thing is white ash
Barney I am not going to be putting a vise on the bench because the four top sections are my vise I will explain that in a blog.
Everyone else, thanks for the comments and I dont really think it is going anywhere.


View Bob817's profile


644 posts in 981 days

#10 posted 857 days ago

Very Interesting, can’t wait to read about it in your blog.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

View Bertha's profile


12951 posts in 1292 days

#11 posted 857 days ago

650lbs. Kick ass.

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

View Martyroc's profile


2708 posts in 904 days

#12 posted 815 days ago

Talk about solid 650 lbs, that’s a tank! Looks awesome, great job

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics :: gardening showcase