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Project by rf58 posted 886 days ago 3074 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

just a little 8 ft work bench i thru togeather took about 3 months. SOME OLD PINE BOARDS I HAD === DIDN’T EVEN TAKE OFF THE BARK.
has an attachable vise that mounts on the rt side and is stored in the cabinet below. that is a whole story in it’s self
for more pictures let me know. by the way i built it on a motorcycle lift THAT WAS A GOD SENT. FOR THE REST OF THE STORY =
those wheels are on the back of the vice to roll it back into it’s stall in the bottom shelf. that other mecanizum is a sliding door latch for a barn === hooked to a chain that holds it tight to the top of the bench. it has 2 hooks on the front .
note the high speed knob on the handle. it is not a quick release vice so to compesate i made this. last picture ====to try to maintain the integrety of the pine top i used nylon washers on the screws place in the center of a 1’’ slot on the angle iron that is fastened to the leg assembly

-- rf58, Illinois





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David

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#1 posted 886 days ago

For something you just “threw together” I’d say it turned out quite well.

-- Perilous to all of us are the devices of an art deeper than we ourselves possess. --Gandalf the Grey http://davidwahl.org/category/woodworking/

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 886 days ago

Great looking work bench .

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Fraser Gandy

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#3 posted 886 days ago

Have to agree with David W there, amazing job for just “throwing it together”

-- Drummer Gandy

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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#4 posted 885 days ago

Love the pine bark backsplash! Nice touch. Almost too nice to work on. :) Great job here!!!

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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RetiredCoastie

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#5 posted 885 days ago

Nicely done. I like the live edge back apron. Looks to be some fine joinery as well.

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woodymays

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#6 posted 885 days ago

Nice work bench and good contrast.

-- Behind every great man is his wife with rolling eyes.

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Martyroc

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#7 posted 885 days ago

Nice work bench, looks very solid, I hope you get hours of great use with it.

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

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trophyjoe

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#8 posted 116 days ago

I know this is a two-year old project, but…

I’ve been looking for ideas for a rolling work station and came across yours and I like it. However, there is a lot more going on here that your pictures do not explain. Specifically, the rolling vise. You just gotta show me more about how this works and why you did it.

I like the idea of vise that detaches easily, but I am unable to figure out where the vise goes on your bench.

I may not understand what your did, but I’m sure it’s awesome.

My compliments.

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