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Fold Down Work Bench for my Garage Work Shop

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Project by Tomahawk411 posted 70 days ago 1852 views 17 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Album of the full build process: http://imgur.com/a/TWOuc





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doubleDD

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#1 posted 70 days ago

Very nice build and good thinking. Well done.

-- --Dave-- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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#2 posted 70 days ago

Nice, looks solid and very well-designed

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#3 posted 70 days ago

You did good!

-- Al,New Jersey -To thine own self be true

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#4 posted 69 days ago

Looks like a winner,sturdy and space saving too.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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woodcox

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#5 posted 69 days ago

Nice work there. Looks like it folds up not down;)

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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kaerlighedsbamsen

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#6 posted 69 days ago

Great concept and well thought out. Love it when nice things can be made with simple materials.
Enjoyed your web album as well. Thanks for sharing!

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

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Dutchmn

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#7 posted 69 days ago

Just what I need, now if it would just get above freezing!

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#8 posted 69 days ago

Designed by a true engineer. Great job, Rich.

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Wilker

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#9 posted 69 days ago

Good job. I have a similar one I built but it’s much smaller..I might have to make a larger one like this for another wall in my shop. I can’t see in the photos..what type of hinge did you use?

-- April, WilkerDo's

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Jimbo817

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#10 posted 69 days ago

Great design! I need to build one for my garage also, and have been thinking how I would do it. But it looks like you did it for me! I may modify it a bit though, I have the room and I need about a 12 inch depth for shelves to hold various tools and items, that way when I fold the bench I don’t have to worry about anything falling off the shelves. I hope you don’t mind me stealing this design :-)

-- Measure twice and cut once, after you sharpen your pencil!

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MT_Stringer

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#11 posted 69 days ago

That looks really nice and well thought out. When you drill the bench dog holes, you could fit in a few slots for clamps. That would make your bench even more useful. Check out my mobile workstation. It is working out great.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/92907

-- Handcrafted by Mike Henderson - Channelview, Texas

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BigDaddyO

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#12 posted 69 days ago

VERY NICE! I have seen a lot of fold away work benches recently and your method of storing the legs is the best so far.

As i mention to most others building these, get yourself 3 spring loaded self closing door hinges. It helps a lot to assist with lifting the bench to close.

-- www.bigdaddyoworkshop.com

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Core2

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#13 posted 68 days ago

Nice!

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#14 posted 68 days ago

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#15 posted 68 days ago

Perfect solution, great build!

-- Yuri (10x4 -- yeah, that's my tiny shop!)

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