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Project by Boris posted 08-25-2012 09:01 PM 2464 views 5 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It has been long time since my last project. I needed a workbench and a few weekends ago I started building me one, and here are some pictures. As you can see I made a few mistake like start building the bench without having the vise.The workbench is 35’’ tall 24” deep and 48” long.The vise is 19” long by 10 “wide.I made it aout of oak and the drawers front is mahogany.

My next project is a router table,I purchased a INCRA 17” LS Super System (17”) and a JessEm Rout-R-Lift II

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 08-25-2012 09:12 PM

Real nice bench.


-- by Lee A. Jesberger

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#2 posted 08-25-2012 10:12 PM

I like the bench – the size is similar to something I’m looking to build myself. But … can you open the upper right drawer? The vise seems to be in the way.


-- Chris

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#3 posted 08-25-2012 10:16 PM

It’s really nice. I’m not convinced that you need the width on that vise jaw. I bet you could trim it down and reclaim that drawer. Judging by your dogs, I see your rationale, though. It’s a really nice bench.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#4 posted 08-26-2012 12:28 AM

That looks like s sturdy work bench, great vice

-- Norman

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#5 posted 08-26-2012 05:34 AM

Nice bench.

My next bench will have similar dimensions.

good job.

-- Abbas, Castro Valley, CA

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#6 posted 08-26-2012 03:41 PM

Thank you guys, yes Chris but I have to open the vise first.

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#7 posted 08-26-2012 06:30 PM

Nice bench Boris! Bring pic to meeting on Tuesday.

-- Sawdust and shavings are therapeutic

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#8 posted 08-27-2012 01:42 AM

Beautiful workbench!

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#9 posted 08-27-2012 09:45 AM

You won’t be displeased with your router lift. I have the same one and am very happy that i spent the money on it. Great looking bench…that is actually next on my list.

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#10 posted 04-08-2013 10:05 PM

Nice job
Just the right size

-- Quicksilver

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