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Project by Kobi posted 1043 days ago 1736 views 7 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built the base out of Ash (Cheaper) and the top out of hard maple. The top is about 80” long and 28-1/2” wide by 2-1/2” thick.

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Chuck Anstrom

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#1 posted 1043 days ago


-- Chuck Anstrom - Virginia

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#2 posted 1043 days ago

Oh Yea another wonderful bench, just can’t get enough of these gems. The top is eye candy galore my good man. A suggestion for the draw with all the hand planes, try and lay down a piece of carpet, just for added protection in case the blade is not drawn back and will protect the sole from any unnecessary scratches. Enjoy your new work mate it came out great…BC

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#3 posted 1043 days ago

Fantastic bench – nicely done.


-- Jeff - I have not failed. I've just found 10,002 ways that won't work.

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Tom Huntley

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#4 posted 1042 days ago

Ok, there’s a pile of wood I’d like to see in my shop. Terrific job!

-- Tom Huntley - Rochester Hills, Michigan

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#5 posted 1042 days ago

Thanks guys

Good idea blackcherry. I put dados in the drawer bottom of the handplane drawer and separated with 1/4” poplar to ensure the planes would not slam into one another as well.

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#6 posted 1042 days ago

WOW! Beautiful work. And awesome workshop!

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#7 posted 1042 days ago

nice job very nice bench

-- ohio

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#8 posted 1042 days ago

Great work bench, I wish my shop was big enough for on of these monsters.

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

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#9 posted 1042 days ago

Kobi, that is a wonderful bench and will serve you well for the rest of your days.

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Bob A in NJ

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#10 posted 1041 days ago

Wow, simply gorgeous, very professional looking project!

-- Bob A in NJ

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#11 posted 1041 days ago

Kobi, fantasy bench. Great job

-- Back home. Fernando

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#12 posted 1041 days ago

I kinda like those benches. really nicely done!

-- 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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#13 posted 1012 days ago

real nice bench and the shop looks awesome too!

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#14 posted 1012 days ago

A most majestic bench I should say.Is it possible to get the plans to build one like it/

-- SR

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#15 posted 944 days ago


I used the plans from finewoodworking Matts Monster Workbench and modified them to fit my needs as I went along. If interested, I can certainly provide all the dimensions, etc.

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