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Posted on How thick should a laminated woodworking bench top be

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Don Broussard

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#1 posted 07-29-2014 03:06 AM

I built my bench of 2×4s turned on edge after slicing off the rounded ends. The finished top is just under 3” and it works well with dogs and holdfasts. The bench is stable when hand planing. Good luck with the design and construction of your bench.

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