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Project by Montezuma45 posted 07-22-2012 05:11 AM 1786 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the workbench that I’m making for a wedding present. This one isn’t as thick (about 1.25”) and the strips are about 1.66”. It’s slightly over 7’ long.

Okay, I’m almost finished now. The 5 pictures are:
1. The bench top.
2. Pieces I use to lift the bench off the ground. The 2” x 6” is hard to make out but it has two cams drawn out on it for cutting at the band saw. A finished piece is to the right with two cams and a step bar. Below are the two sets for the wheels.
3. Everything is mounted and in the rolling position (when right side up).
4. This is in the solid position (non-moving), notice the position of the wheel setup compared to the clamp.
5. As you can see, there are 3 sections that can have drawers added to this base.





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 07-22-2012 11:17 PM

What a great gift that will make. Nice going…...........Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Ralph

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#2 posted 07-29-2012 02:22 PM

Very nice bench. Great gift.
I especially like the bench lifts, very clean design. I will probably ‘lift’ the design….

-- The greatest risk is not taking one...

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Montezuma45

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#3 posted 07-29-2012 04:07 PM

Pretty straight forward. The cams are basically, 4” x 9” with the “stem” being 1.25”. The only thing is to offset the hole by 3/4” for the lift.

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Montezuma45

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#4 posted 12-12-2017 04:56 PM

Funny story with this. The couple had just moved into their house when we delivered it and we set it in the garage. His mother came over, saw the bench and gave him hell for leaving their nice table in the garage to be ruined.

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 12-12-2017 08:04 PM

That will make someone a nice gift if they are a woodworker without a bench. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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