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Finally a Real workbench for my workshop

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I was waiting a long time to get the right lumber for this project and just didn’t seem to find any for a reasonable price. I live in Northern Canada so selection is harder to get to. So it’s all made out of regular 2×10 spruce boards. Also not the vise I’d like to have forever but I had this one and it was free and works well. All in all it turned out better than I expected and it’s such a joy to work on. Now i know what the big deal is about a proper work bench!





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NinjaAssassin

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#1 posted 02-04-2014 11:24 AM

She’s a beaut! Great job

-- Billy

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MrNorwood

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#2 posted 02-04-2014 11:59 AM

hefty, hefty, hefty, hefty. Looks good

-- Remember, Jesus was a carpenter.

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Sandra

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#3 posted 02-04-2014 12:17 PM

Great job – it’s unbelievable the difference a sturdy bench makes.
I’m in Eastern Canada, and have had great success finding rough lumber on kijiji.

I also got a good chuckle seeing those chairs off to the side. We had the exact same ones here as well.

-- No, I don't want to buy the pink hammer.

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changeoffocus

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#4 posted 02-04-2014 12:27 PM

Great workmanship and design.

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489tad

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#5 posted 02-04-2014 02:11 PM

Congratulations on a great looking bench.

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

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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 02-04-2014 02:14 PM

Wow!. This is really going to be a great addition to your shop. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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falegniam

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#7 posted 02-05-2014 04:32 AM

That’s a real beauty. I love that heavy duty bench top, and legs. I’ll have to build one just like that. Very very nice.

-- If you work you eat - If you don't work, you eat, drink, and sleep.

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Rick S.

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#8 posted 02-05-2014 10:54 PM

Very Nice Project Indeed! Beautiful Work! Thanks For Posting!

Rick

-- If it wasn't for Electricity, We'd all be Watching Television by Candlelight!

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jonnybone

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#9 posted 02-06-2014 11:28 AM

not sure if that wall switch is up to code…...nice bench, is that an empty can of beans?

-- Everyday Woodworking is saving my life.

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Fishinbo

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#10 posted 02-07-2014 05:14 PM

Looks good and solid. It will serve you well for a long time in the shop. Great job!

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