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This was the second tool I made just before I started working entirely by hand. And I’m glad I did because this bench -now a year old- has made hand tool work a breeze. Love it.
Nov 30, 2011
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#1 posted 11-30-2011 07:10 PM
Very nice. I like the sliding deadman vise.
-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog
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#2 posted 11-30-2011 07:14 PM
Very nice – I too like the vises
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-- David in Damascus, MD
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#3 posted 11-30-2011 07:29 PM
Sweet wagon vise! Great bench!
-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive --
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#4 posted 11-30-2011 08:32 PM
Great bench! Like the others have said, that deadman vise is sweet. Did you make the bench out of SYP?
-- "hold fast to that which is good"
#5 posted 11-30-2011 08:46 PM
Thank you everyone for the kind words. Yes, it is SYP, with ash for the vise chops.
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#6 posted 11-30-2011 09:18 PM
Those vises are sweet! Nice bench! I have to go make one now.
-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!
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#7 posted 11-30-2011 10:05 PM
That is an awesome bench. As far as the heart of the workshop is concerned this one looks healthy.
I also like the flood lights for smoothplaning. Great set up.
-- Make furniture that lasts as long as the tree - Ryan
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#8 posted 12-01-2011 03:34 AM
Great bench! Looks real solid. Welcome to lumberjocks.
-- And whatsoever ye do, do it heartily, as to the Lord... Colossians 3:23 http://carterswhittling.wordpress.com/
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#9 posted 12-01-2011 04:16 AM
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#10 posted 12-01-2011 04:20 AM
Wow…excellent bench…and nice work. Your handtools addiction is on its way…haaaa….....let the madness begin
-- "Always continue to learn, laugh and share!" JJW
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#11 posted 12-01-2011 05:45 AM
With the time constrains you’re having, I just can’t imagine how you managed to build this workbench. Beautiful & functional.
-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.
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#12 posted 12-01-2011 09:10 AM
Very nice bench. How do you lke the sliding deadman vice?
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#13 posted 12-01-2011 11:42 AM
I agree working with hand tools is great! and your bench …. thats great too.
-- Love thy neighbour as thyself
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#14 posted 12-01-2011 11:55 AM
Gotta say GREAT BENCH! Nice job and having the correct bench is most of the battle.
-- 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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#15 posted 12-01-2011 01:41 PM
-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"
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