Workbench for a Friend

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Project by RussInMichigan posted 11-05-2011 11:03 PM 2213 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This is a workbench I built for a friend. It has a 27” by 96” by 3” thick top with doubled 2 X 4’s for legs, so it’s plenty sturdy for his needs. He repairs small appliances and furniture for others almost nonstop.

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Sheila Landry (scrollgirl)

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#1 posted 11-05-2011 11:10 PM

That is a great bench Russ! Lots of room for storage and it looks nice and sturdy. It’s really nice!

Sheila ;)

-- Designer/Artist/Teacher. Owner of Sheila Landry Designs ( Scroll saw, wood working and painting patterns and surfaces. "Knowledge is Power"

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#2 posted 11-05-2011 11:27 PM

That certianly looks beefy enough to handle just about anything. Did you laminate two staggered layers of two by fours for the top, at least it looks that way? What method did you use to flatten the top?

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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Rick Dennington

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#3 posted 11-06-2011 01:22 AM

Very nice…..that’ll work. I know your friend is happy…..I would be if someone built a nice bench like that for me….

-- " At my age, happy hour is a crap and a nap".....

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