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I decided that the first thing I needed to build on my quest to build furniture was a workbench to build it on.

So I headed off to the local salvage yard. Picked up a bunch of old timber and away I went.

Definitively a big learning project for me. Many firsts in here ( joints, etc) but was fun and only stuffed it up a little bit!

Overall pretty happy and it is certainly great to use





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 806 days ago

A great start. Workbench’s can never be big enough. If I had the room I would have a monster of a bench!

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

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dubsaloon

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#2 posted 806 days ago

Wonderful start! Wonderful salvage piece. Keep up the great work.

-- 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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waho6o9

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#3 posted 806 days ago

Great workbench, can’t wait to see what you make on it, nice tool tray as well.

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 805 days ago

A unique and fine looking bench,nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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doncutlip

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#5 posted 805 days ago

That looks great and should serve you well

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Martyroc

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#6 posted 805 days ago

I love a good workbench and you did a great job, I’m a big fan of recycled, reused & repurposed lumber, or is that 3 of the same thing?

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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handyrandyrc

33 posts in 810 days


#7 posted 804 days ago

I really like the way you can get at it from all sides. More of a square shape rather than the usual rectangular beasts we see. I love it.

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NormG

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#8 posted 803 days ago

Great bench

-- Norman

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