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TWW/Benchcrafted Split Top Roubo Bench

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Project by Thrakintosh posted 12-28-2013 03:07 PM 3121 views 13 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Built under the video tutelage of Marc Spagnuolo (aka The Wood Whisperer) during the first 8 months of 2012. Based on the Benchcrafted Split Top Roubo – utilizing their Glide and Leg vise hardware.

-- Adam - Red Hook, NY





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489tad

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#1 posted 12-28-2013 03:34 PM

Beautiful bench. Congratulations.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#2 posted 12-28-2013 03:45 PM

very nice bench,almost to pretty to work on.enjoy it i know it’ll last a lifetime.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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mafe

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#3 posted 12-28-2013 04:49 PM

It’s a beauty.
The more I see this bench, the more I think they nailed it at Benchcrafted.
If I did not have a wonderful bench, this would no doubt be my choice.
Love your build.
May it serve you well.
Bedst thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#4 posted 12-28-2013 04:57 PM

Congratulations on a fine build and a great looking bench.

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#5 posted 12-28-2013 06:12 PM

Love that dark leg vise. Great looking bench.

-- Brian Timmons - http://www.BigTWoodworks.com

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HillWilly

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#6 posted 12-28-2013 06:14 PM

OMG thats SWEET, but you nailed it with good photography also.

-- ...and whether or not it is clear to us, no doubt the universe is unfolding as it should...DESIDERATA...Max Ehrmann

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Northwest29

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#7 posted 12-28-2013 08:19 PM

Just gorgeous! If I built a bench that nice I am afraid that I couldn’t use it for rear of damage. It looks like a piece of furniture. Well Done -

-- Ron, Eugene, OR, "Curiosity is a terrible thing to waste."

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#8 posted 12-28-2013 10:40 PM

Beautiful bench – came out great.

-- Rod - Oregon

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CL810

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#9 posted 12-28-2013 10:46 PM

Great build Adam. Will serve you well.

-- "It's amazing how much can go wrong when you think you know what you're doing."

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BenI

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#10 posted 12-28-2013 11:09 PM

Great looking bench, nice build!

-- Ben from IL

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#11 posted 12-29-2013 02:23 AM

beautiful. ash and walnut?

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#12 posted 12-29-2013 02:49 AM

Nice Bench. I appreciate how much work you put into it. Congratulations and many happy hours using it.

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA

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#13 posted 12-29-2013 02:55 AM

Wow! That’s beautiful. Nice job!!

-- Dave, Colonie, NY

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#14 posted 12-29-2013 03:13 AM

Love it

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#15 posted 12-29-2013 04:20 AM

Very nice. Glad to see that vise pin handle found a good home!

—Russ

-- My table saw laughs at hot dogs. http://thesorteddetails.blogspot.com/

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