In this post today I wanted to go over the materials and methods I used for constructing my benchtops for the new workbench.Each benchtop is an identical lamination of 4 layers. In my original design, the top was 3 layers thick (each about 3/4 inc...
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Location: Birmingham, AL
Hobbyist woodworker from Alabama. Started woodworking 5 years ago, but have been very, very part time due to work duties. Have recently been setting aside more time for woodworking.
Very interested in hand tools, although I am not planning on giving up my power tools anytime soon. My last project was a new workbench. Currently I am making a few shop appliances in anticipation of my next project, which will be a set of Shaker side tables for the living room, made from white oak.
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So the purpose of this blog post was to help show how I built my bench. There are several things that might be of interest to a new woodworker (like myself). I worried for a long time that I wouldn’t be able to afford a nice bench, or that I...