Scrappy Workbench

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Project by TDSpade posted 05-14-2012 05:28 AM 3465 views 12 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this work bench from third hand scraps of a variety of hardwood veneer plywood. Interesting stuff, there is a pine core, then mdf on both sides of the pine, then hardwood veneer. Some had more layers. Harbor Freight magnetic tool holders on the ends for turning tools etc. I was in desperate need of drawers for storage. These drawers are very simple, but they work. Lathe is bolted down. But there is room to set my Bosch router table or my jet spindle sander on the other end.

-- For every expert, there is an equal and opposite expert.

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#1 posted 05-14-2012 05:36 AM

Good Job. You have the luxury of a complete turning station with mobility to boot.

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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#2 posted 05-14-2012 09:05 AM

Great use of what you had available.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#3 posted 05-14-2012 11:41 AM

Now that is some good looking scrap. Job well done.

-- Don, North Carolina, Working full time at retired.

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#4 posted 05-14-2012 05:31 PM

That sure is a real nice work bench TD.

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#5 posted 05-14-2012 08:06 PM

Your scrap looks better than any of my finished products!


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#6 posted 05-14-2012 09:21 PM


-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#7 posted 05-14-2012 10:45 PM

A fine job, should come in very handy

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#8 posted 05-15-2012 04:29 PM

Great job using up some scrap materials and gaining a valuable workspace.

-- - Martin

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#9 posted 05-16-2012 01:28 AM

Now that’s a nice workbench! I cant make furniture like that for the shop I am afraid to mess it up.

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

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