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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.
Aug 12, 2012
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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 Hawaii,
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#2 posted 08-12-2012 01:15 AM
Very nicely done bench, love all the very useable vises and assistants
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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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#4 posted 08-12-2012 11:51 AM
-- Steve - "Never Give Up"
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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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#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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#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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#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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#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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#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
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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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#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?
#13 posted 09-18-2012 11:56 AM
Who’s end vise hardware did you purchase?
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