Traveling Work Bench

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Project by Les Hastings posted 08-09-2013 07:42 PM 27076 views 94 times favorited 30 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is the bench that I posted a while back. I’ve had numerous request to do some traveling demonstrations, so I made this knock down stand to set the bench on. Its made out of white oak as well with waterlox as the finish. It breaks down into three pieces and can be easily loaded to hit the road.

Thanks for having a look!

-- Les, Wichita, Ks. (I'd rather be covered in saw dust!)

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#1 posted 08-09-2013 07:45 PM

Very cool work bench Les,It looks like a unique piece of furniture. Great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 08-09-2013 07:50 PM

Great job as spected from you, and very handy.
Is This the same base you used in the past demonstration or a new one?

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#3 posted 08-09-2013 07:51 PM

luv the little bench & the decorations just step it up a notch..the fact you can travel with it, sure is a plus

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#4 posted 08-09-2013 07:53 PM

Great looking bench, again another project I would be afraid of damaging and would not use for its intended purpose.

-- Chris K

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#5 posted 08-09-2013 08:10 PM

Les, that vise is to die for! Fine workmanship and outstanding design.

-- "Aged flatus, I heard that some one has already blown out your mortise." THE Surgeon ……………………………………. Kevin

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#6 posted 08-09-2013 08:30 PM

Outstanding as usual!!! Love the concept. The craftsmanship is superb.

-- Max the "night janitor" at

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#7 posted 08-09-2013 08:46 PM

I really admire those who can make their own. This is very useful! Nice job.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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#8 posted 08-09-2013 08:48 PM

Great design and construction !!!

-- - Greetings from Brazil - --

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#9 posted 08-09-2013 09:04 PM

Very cool bench Les. Looks like it is fun to use.

-- Oldworld, Fair Oaks, Ca

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#10 posted 08-09-2013 09:07 PM

At least someone is traveling with style!!!!! Great bench.Thanks for sharing

-- wood maestro....... Be Well, Do good work, and Stay in touch

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#11 posted 08-09-2013 10:45 PM

so very cool

-- Money: if you do not have fun earning it, have fun spending it, I do not enjoy spending it so I have fun earning it.

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#12 posted 08-10-2013 12:15 AM


That’s what we would call a first-class sawhorse! You really know how to turn practical into beautiful! Very fitting for your incredibly gorgeous workbench.


-- Jesus is the ONLY reason for ANY season.

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#13 posted 08-10-2013 01:29 AM

great bench

-- Norman

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#14 posted 08-10-2013 01:40 AM

Shop furniture for sure. I sure would like it here in Pakistan.

-- A childs smile is payment enough.

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#15 posted 08-10-2013 02:41 AM

That is the best looking portable bench that I have ever seen. Awesome !!!

-- Mike, Missouri --- “A positive life can not happen with a negative mind.” ---

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