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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.





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Bertha

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#1 posted 965 days ago

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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dbray45

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#2 posted 965 days ago

Very nice – I too like the vises

A note for future tables

-- David in Damascus, MD

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Smitty_Cabinetshop

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#3 posted 965 days ago

Sweet wagon vise! Great bench!

-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive

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Brandon

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#4 posted 965 days ago

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"

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JaLatham

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#5 posted 965 days ago

Thank you everyone for the kind words. Yes, it is SYP, with ash for the vise chops.

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WoodSpanker

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#6 posted 965 days ago

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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RGtools

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#7 posted 965 days ago

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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CartersWhittling

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#8 posted 965 days ago

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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ndwoody

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#9 posted 965 days ago

excellant job!

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jjw5858

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#10 posted 965 days ago

Wow…excellent bench…and nice work. Your handtools addiction is on its way…haaaa….....let the madness begin

-- "Make something you love tomorrow...and do it slowly" JLB

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woodworm

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#11 posted 965 days ago

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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LarryD

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#12 posted 964 days ago

Very nice bench. How do you lke the sliding deadman vice?

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exelectrician

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#13 posted 964 days ago

I agree working with hand tools is great! and your bench …. thats great too.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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dubsaloon

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#14 posted 964 days ago

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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Ken90712

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#15 posted 964 days ago

Great work!

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

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