Adjustable Work Bench

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Project by rustynails posted 12-10-2013 02:50 AM 3253 views 6 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s my work bench I built a while back I thought I would post it. It is made out of maple and black walnut. The bench has a removable shelf on the bottom that can be taken out. The middle storage area has two tops lids to keep down the dust and keeps the storage area clean. It also has lockable wheels that can be micro adjusted along with the top so that it can be set at any height for working and used as an out feed table if needed. I have two rebuilt vises one on each end along with multiple bench dog holes for hold downs. The adjustability makes working on all different projects really nice.

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#1 posted 12-10-2013 03:14 AM

Nice looking bench!
Adjustability is a nice feature!!

Do you have a blog of the build?
Are you able to provide details/pictures of the mechanics that facilitate height adjustment???

Again, nice build!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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#2 posted 12-10-2013 04:26 AM

That is a very cool bench, adjustable and all. Very nice, quite often it would be nice to drop my bench down to a useable level. Thanks for sharing.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#3 posted 12-10-2013 11:30 AM

Nice Job!

-- Dale, Illinois,

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#4 posted 12-10-2013 04:36 PM

Not the average bench, but mighty nice!

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#5 posted 12-10-2013 07:25 PM

Agreed with Randy, would be really nice to see the details on the adjustability as I’ve pondered that very issue many times in the past. Great build!

-- Matt, Illinois,

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#6 posted 12-10-2013 11:59 PM

Thanks for the kind words guys.
Randy / Matt the bench’s adjustability / legs are a kit from Noden Adjust-A-Bench. Here is a link to a You Tube video to see how it works. You can also go to their web site that can explain it more. It also has a gallery page of how others have customized their benches.

Using the Noden Adjust-A-Bench – YouTube

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#7 posted 12-11-2013 01:25 AM

Geoff Noden would be proud. I’ve been using an Adjust-a-Bench for several years and love the flexibility. Your bench looks great.

-- Glen

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#8 posted 12-11-2013 03:29 AM


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