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Project by Kerry Drake posted 318 days ago 3443 views 12 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Using the Kreg plans their 2×4 workbench I modified them slightly to create this Workbench / Outfeed table. I had to shorten the bench to match it to my tablesaw, and actually shortened it quite a bit so I could install some leveling feet to tweek it perfectly for outfeed duties.

I did end up wrapping the edge of the top with some maple I had left over in the shop, and I covered the MDF top with a piece of 1/8 inch hardboard that I simply tacked down with finish nails so I could remove and replace it as needed.

I am impressed with how solid this turned out.

-- Kerry Drake, Loudon NH, http://thenickedfinger.wordpress.com/





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Todd Swartwood

55 posts in 326 days


#1 posted 318 days ago

Nice job Kerry, I like the way you put a sacrificial top on the bench. it will be very easy to renew the surface as it gets beat up, or covered with glue.
Good job,
Todd

-- Todd Swartwood (Todd Swart-Woodworks)

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MT_Stringer

1802 posts in 1832 days


#2 posted 318 days ago

Nice. Almost too nice to use as a work bench. I think that will work great when you use your pocket hole jig. You do have it mounted on a sled, huh? If not, check out mine. Just simple clamp it to that purty new table and gitafterit! :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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CarterR

51 posts in 619 days


#3 posted 318 days ago

That looks great. I am a huge fan of the Kreg jig. I recently built this using the Kreg jig. The table is used to hold tools and wood parts not in use on the workbench. I love that no screws are visible. It is fast and and makes sturdy product.

-- If can think it you can do it.

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Kerry Drake

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#4 posted 318 days ago

MT_Stringer, I almost mounted mine on a board like that, but then it wouldn’t fit inside my Kreg Toolbox.

-- Kerry Drake, Loudon NH, http://thenickedfinger.wordpress.com/

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MT_Stringer

1802 posts in 1832 days


#5 posted 318 days ago

Mine hangs on the wall. :-)

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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David Dean

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#6 posted 318 days ago

nice work drake.

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