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Project by Kevin posted 09-25-2012 01:17 AM 914 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Top is a piece of old countertop with a frame built underneath from 2×4s. Legs are 1×4’s screwed together. Bottom shelf sits on 2×4 stretchers. The bottom shelf is the top of an old coffee table I built years ago and tore back apart recently. When I’m not using the sanders I’m gonna keep them on the shelf to use the table for glue ups and assembly. Thanks for looking.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch





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Oldtool

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#1 posted 09-25-2012 01:27 AM

Sweet. The glue drips should wipe up easily on the Formica.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Kevin

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#2 posted 09-25-2012 02:03 AM

Thanks oldtool thats what I was thinking too.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#3 posted 09-25-2012 04:08 AM

Hey, those look like bessey clamps? I was thinking about buying a few, they just seem so expensive – do you like/prefer them over others? Thanks.

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Kevin

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#4 posted 09-25-2012 12:46 PM

Jay, I definetly prefer them over others. I have not used jorgenson’s so I cant compare to them, but these are so much better than any cheaper clamps. I have the old and new style (2nd picture) of Bessies and I like the newer ones better. They have a better grip on the handle and more torque.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#5 posted 09-26-2012 04:21 PM

apply paste wax to the table top and glue will never stick well done i like this

-- self proclaimed copycat

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