Workbench Sidekick

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Project by cutworm posted 02-02-2013 06:12 PM 3359 views 10 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I got this from a Woodsmith video tip and decided to make one. It works very well. It only takes about an hour to make and is a nice accessory to my bench for securing long boards or panels.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#1 posted 02-02-2013 06:26 PM

Cool idea. Nice job!

Bill Whig

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#2 posted 02-02-2013 10:00 PM

Indeed, a great idea and nice work.

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#3 posted 02-02-2013 10:11 PM

Very useful good job.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 02-03-2013 03:14 AM

That’s fascinating. How does it work? Can you post a link? Congratulations.

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#5 posted 02-03-2013 03:35 AM


The cost was the price of a carriage bolt and a knob. The rest is just scrap lumber. It works well.

Thanks to all for the positive comments.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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#6 posted 02-03-2013 03:26 PM

Now that’s pretty nifty! Thanks for sharing!

-- Dan ~ Texarkana, Tx.

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#7 posted 02-03-2013 05:56 PM

I get an email from Woodsmith about once a week with a tip. Some of the tips are pretty good. If you haven’t signed up for their email I would recommend that you do.

-- Steve - "Never Give Up"

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