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MY NEW WORK BENCH

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Project by BAKTHAVATHSAL KADAMBI posted 02-06-2012 12:28 PM 1641 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My table is almost similar to many such 2 X 4 framed Benches, except that i fixed the bottom shelf to the bottom of the frame instead of placing it on top. Now the bottom shelf is in fact a 4 inch deep box of 27”X39”.
i am yet to bore the bench dog holes. For bench dogs, i found nice 3 inch long SS rods of 18mm dia and i would machine it flat on one end for about 5/8”.

Legs are two 2×4 joined together and all shoulder pieces and cross beams are all 2 X 4s. The table top is 18 mm plywood doubled up and shelf, which gave a nice 4” deep open box of 27” X 39” is also a 18mm plywood. Castors are 5” nylon wheel, lockable. Vise is 9” steel cast.

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#1 posted 02-06-2012 04:14 PM

Looks like it will serve you well. Nice job!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 02-06-2012 05:34 PM

Looks like a good sturdy work surface.

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#3 posted 02-06-2012 05:41 PM

Nice sturdy work table. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck

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#4 posted 03-02-2012 06:36 AM

You have a very nice work bench.
Casters are nice, gives it the mobility.

Pb.

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