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Project by DavidH posted 2318 days ago 4822 views 9 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a simple work bench built out of 2×4’s, MDF, and a piece of hardboard.

-- David - Houston, Texas. (http://www.justsquareenough.com/)





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HokieMojo

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#1 posted 2318 days ago

Very similar to my workbench. Mine is against a garage wall with peg board behind it. I drop a lot of stuff behind it and can’t reach it. Looks like you won’t have that problem. Looks good and functional.

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Woodshopfreak

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#2 posted 2318 days ago

That is similar in construction to my bench as well. I might have to copy your design for my next bench. Great job.

-- Tyler, Illinois

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#3 posted 2318 days ago

You will get some great use out of this one.

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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Scott Bryan

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#4 posted 2318 days ago

David,

This is a nice bench. It was a good idea to put a replaceable top of hardboard on it and including clamp storage on it keeps them at hand when needed.

Nice post.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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GaryK

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#5 posted 2318 days ago

It may be simple, but as along as it works, it’s great.

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Lakey

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#6 posted 2318 days ago

That’s a beautiful thing. Simple is about always best.

-- "No Board Left Behind"

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Boon

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#7 posted 2318 days ago

i made this exact table as well

-- www.jonboon.info - more crap coming soon!

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Bob A in NJ

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#8 posted 2315 days ago

Simple, easy, low cost and very effective, what can be better?

-- Bob A in NJ

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kansas

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#9 posted 2308 days ago

Nothing wrong with that. I’ve been tickering with a similar project.

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Raymond Dersch

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#10 posted 2287 days ago

I like this. I think I’ll make one for myself.

-- A King, realizing his incompetence, can either delegate or abdicate his duties. A Father can do neither. -Marlene Dietrich

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darryl

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#11 posted 2286 days ago

looks like it should get the job done.
I like the clamp holder you’ve got on the end.

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matt garcia

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#12 posted 2268 days ago

I wish I had room in my shop for a nice sized bench like this!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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AaronK

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#13 posted 1771 days ago

i think my favorite part is the clamp rack at the end – nice idea~!

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a1Jim

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#14 posted 1771 days ago

got er done it should serve you well

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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