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Project by bradnelson posted 716 days ago 2514 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 716 days ago

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 716 days ago

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

-- Norman

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TimWood

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#3 posted 716 days ago

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 716 days ago

Nice bench!

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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DBoltz

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#5 posted 716 days ago

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 716 days ago

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 715 days ago

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 715 days ago

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 715 days ago

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 715 days ago

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 704 days ago

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 679 days ago

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 679 days ago

Who’s end vise hardware did you purchase?

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

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