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Posted on Hardwood choice for Roubo style workbench

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#1 posted 02-27-2012 04:42 PM

I would advise against poplar for a workbench. The wood is too soft and light. It might work okay for the base, but I would definitely choose ash or maple over hardwood. Ash has some good qualities in terms of strength and weight that make it suitable for a workbench.

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