Bench dogs

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Project by UJB posted 826 days ago 2139 views 4 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A few simple cuts using scrap oak, a couple of minutes work = custom but inexpensive bench dogs

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#1 posted 826 days ago

Well made, but aren’t bench dogs supposed to have bark?

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#2 posted 825 days ago


-- Guy,PEI

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#3 posted 825 days ago

Love the dogs. Did you make the cuts on a bandsaw?

-- Ken --------- never try and put 5 lbs. of tenon in a 3 lb. mortise.

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#4 posted 825 days ago

I dunno about the bark thing, but since he posted it on the computer, now they have byte!

-- My workshop blog can be found at

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#5 posted 825 days ago

Nice, That’s a great idea.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#6 posted 824 days ago

i’ve got to make a few more myself; but it’s not high on the priority list,yet.

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#7 posted 820 days ago

I rigged up a jig on my chop saw to make te angled cut. Ripped the “spring leaf” to the width of the saw kerf and then just glued it in place. Relief cut for te spring was made with table saw, marking gauge and hand chisel

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