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Project by bradnelson posted 08-11-2012 11:12 PM 2582 views 14 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Traditional workbench with leg vise and tail vise. Made of southern yellow pine. The bench has a clear Danish oil finish. Made from plans in Woodsmith magazine.





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 08-11-2012 11:23 PM

Nice looking work bench….now you get to break it in..

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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NormG

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#2 posted 08-12-2012 01:15 AM

Very nicely done bench, love all the very useable vises and assistants

-- Norman

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TimWood

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#3 posted 08-12-2012 10:19 AM

As Don would say (with a giggle) that’s great! I’ve just finished reading Christopher Schwartz’s book on work benches and I love the idea of SYP…especially since it’s lower cost and readily available here in SC.

-- Tim Harrelson

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cutworm

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#4 posted 08-12-2012 11:51 AM

Nice bench!

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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DBoltz

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#5 posted 08-12-2012 12:41 PM

Excellent bench! Making a new one is on my list. I was looking at doing the same one from the magazine. How were the vises to install?

-- Dan, Virginia Beach

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Boatman53

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#6 posted 08-12-2012 12:41 PM

Nice bench. Did you use s screw with an oversize nut to keep the leg vise jaw parallel?

-- Jim, Long Island, NY Ancorayachtservice.com home of the chain leg vise

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jim C

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#7 posted 08-12-2012 01:36 PM

Thats way too nice to use and dent up.
Send it to my house!

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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ChesapeakeBob

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#8 posted 08-12-2012 03:16 PM

Great looking workbench. I trust it will see years of use, and hopefully become a family heirloom!

-- Chesapeake Bob, Southern Maryland

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exelectrician

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#9 posted 08-12-2012 09:28 PM

You did great work doing this bench, well done.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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thedude50

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#10 posted 08-13-2012 02:08 AM

I love SYP but cant get it here in California. I will be happy to make a trade with someone who lives down in the south. MY DOUG FIR FOR YOUR SYP

-- when I am not on Lumberjocks I am on @ http://thisoldworkshop.com where we allow free speech

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Mauricio

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#11 posted 08-24-2012 03:32 AM

Very nice! I like the screw parallel guide.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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The3Beers

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#12 posted 09-18-2012 08:45 AM

Looks Great. Im in the process of making this very bench any advice on the end vice?

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Boatman53

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#13 posted 09-18-2012 11:56 AM

Who’s end vise hardware did you purchase?

-- Jim, Long Island, NY Ancorayachtservice.com home of the chain leg vise

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