Assembly Table - Torsion Box

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Project by Lance posted 12-29-2013 08:01 PM 2803 views 10 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my version of a torsion box assembly table, I incorporated in full extension ball bearing sliding drawer that hold my Festool sustainers.

I used 3/4” Trupan MDF for my torsion box, Trupan is 30% lighter than regular MDF from your big box stores. The carcass is made from 3/4” Baltic Birch ply and all the edge banding is Walnut. I also have a torsion box bottom to help hold the heavy load from all the weight.

Hope enjoy!

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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#1 posted 12-29-2013 08:35 PM

Now I know what I need to build next. Great job, love how you made all your systainers fit and with slide outs.

-- Making progress

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#2 posted 12-29-2013 10:53 PM

This is way nice Lance. You’re a quality building wood crafter. Keep up the good work

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#3 posted 12-29-2013 11:50 PM

Excellent work. Quality materials and craftsmanship. Great job!

-- John, BC, Canada

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#4 posted 12-30-2013 12:46 AM

What they said Lance…...really fine work. You’re shop is really shaping up nicely. A little TOO clean tho!

BTW – I noticed the casters, I have those on my workbench and router table. They are super nice but really spendy! I got mine free, otherwise I’m too cheap…....

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#5 posted 12-30-2013 03:41 AM

Nice job! JL7 or Lance… where are those casters from?

-- Dustin, Central Coast California

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#6 posted 12-30-2013 03:47 AM

I got mine from Woodcraft, there made by a couple different companies now, not the cheapest casters either.

-- Lance, Hook'em HORNS! ""V""

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#7 posted 12-30-2013 06:14 AM

Really nice assembly table, not to mention a great place to store those tools

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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