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Project by Joe posted 04-02-2012 11:30 PM 5010 views 15 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this workbench a few months ago and finally got around to posting it. It’s from FWW believe, sorry I can’t find the magazine in came out of. I modified it a little bit to suit my needs. I used ambrosia maple, made the top from three layers of MDF and finished it off with some poly. I put a Jorgensen 10” rapid action vise which works great. I also barried the rear jaw. I really like it and it’s a major step up from what I was working with before. It is really solid and does not skate around due to the weight of the top.

-- Senior Chief

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#1 posted 04-02-2012 11:54 PM

Great job on the table shipmate!

-- When ships were made of wood and the men were made of steel.

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#2 posted 04-03-2012 12:45 AM

Now you have a workbench you can be proud of

-- Good, Better, Best--Never let it rest---Always make your Good be Better & your Better Best

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#3 posted 04-03-2012 12:55 AM

I like it. I think this is what I will end up with eventually

-- “When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” ― Thomas Sowell

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#4 posted 04-03-2012 01:12 AM

Very nice workbench. Thanks for posting it.

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#5 posted 04-03-2012 11:24 AM

Nice bench and beautiful Maple!

-- Steve, Pennsylvania

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#6 posted 04-03-2012 11:50 AM

Looks like one from Woodsmith No.133

-- почти столяр

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#7 posted 04-03-2012 04:09 PM

Great job on the bench. It looks heavy duty and I love that maple!

-- - Martin

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#8 posted 04-03-2012 10:07 PM

Very well done, that one should hold up! I built something similar and I put in a lower shelf, then added a center compartment with some drawers. Holds a lot and makes it heavier.

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#9 posted 04-04-2012 12:08 AM

Great job. Looks too nice to use. I think I’ll try to duplicate it. What are the dimensions?

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#10 posted 04-04-2012 01:07 AM

That’s a nice bench, you outdid yourself.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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#11 posted 04-04-2012 01:37 AM

Looks like one very solid workbench that will serve you well!

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#12 posted 04-06-2012 03:46 AM

Very nice job and I like the maple you used for it. Very nice!

-- John, Phoenix-AZ

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