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Project by Birky posted 10-19-2013 01:06 AM 2417 views 7 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built this workbench back in the spring of 2012. It’s a Benchcrafted workbench with their hardware for the tail and leg vise. Took 5 months to complete and it is the best tool in my shop. The top and base are made out of hard maple the leg vise and sliding deadman are cherry.

-- - Chris





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exelectrician

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#1 posted 10-19-2013 01:31 AM

Ooh! That is a very nice bench… you will treasure it for the rest of your life.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#2 posted 10-19-2013 01:48 AM

Great looking bench.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#3 posted 10-19-2013 02:03 AM

Beautiful bench…excellent work !

-- Measure "at least" twice and cut once

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#4 posted 10-19-2013 04:17 AM

Great job on the bench

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#5 posted 10-19-2013 05:21 AM

Very nice bench. I’m jealous.

-- Dave K.

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#6 posted 10-19-2013 05:21 AM

Very nice bench. I’m jealous.

-- Dave K.

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#7 posted 10-19-2013 08:05 AM

What a great bench… I wish I had room for one of these beauty’s…... Although I can tend to get messing gluing and finishing I would really try to keep this nice…. Enjoy this for yr to come.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#8 posted 10-19-2013 07:49 PM

Looks great. Invites to work on it.
This type of bench is not common in my part of the world (despite France being nearby). Perhaps a dumb question – but what is the point in splitting the top?

-- "Do or Do not. There is no try." - Yoda

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#9 posted 10-20-2013 12:10 AM

Looks awesome. I like how you used cherry for the vise and deadman. Nice contrast.

-- Chris, http://www.youtube.com/CMRwoodworks , FACEBOOK: http://www.facebook.com/cmrwoodworks1 , Proverbs 16:9

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#10 posted 10-20-2013 02:55 AM

That’s a dandy!!

-- Thos. Angle, Jordan Valley, Oregon

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#11 posted 10-20-2013 12:24 PM

A fantastic bench beautifully crafted Chris. You are sure to get a lot of enjoyment from it.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#12 posted 11-10-2013 03:25 AM

Very nice, hope I can build one of these soon.

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#13 posted 04-15-2014 11:52 PM

that’s one mamasita of bench, I’m currently saving some pesos to build me one of those, great work!

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