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Project by Steve Erwin posted 10-13-2012 03:44 PM 2188 views 6 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had leftover Hem-Fir so I decided to give Christopher Schwarz’s saw benches a try. Once again I found that I dislike following written instructions. He’s since changed how he builds these benches 3 or 4 times, so the lesson here is that there’s no right answer. Knowing that now, I would’ve built these benches differently, but it’s okay. They work and that’s what they need to do.

The other stuff is just small little projects: bench hooks, shooting board, dovetail markers, and a mallet. You never know when your going to need to hit something and feel like Thor doing it. :)

-- I've been creating problems to solve since I was born.

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#1 posted 10-13-2012 10:08 PM

Nice job on all of them. They are all very useful in the shop!! I don’t like to work from someone else’s plans either. You make them they way they work for you and you’ll always be happy with them….......Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 10-13-2012 11:58 PM

Nice set of helpers. Good luck with your Thor like whacking ;-)

-- Bob in WW ~ "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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#3 posted 10-14-2012 12:39 AM

All very handy helpers too. Nice work.

-- Custom furniture

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