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Does anyone or has anyone seen this from Garrett Wade? Do you think its a good deal?Bench
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#1 posted 12-28-2011 04:54 AM
I have seen them and they appear to be well made! Just a bit more than my budget allows for.
-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL
#2 posted 12-28-2011 06:32 AM
I would think it would be close to what a bench would cost if you make it yourself with the cost of lumber and vises. No?
#3 posted 12-29-2011 02:00 AM
Most likely you are right but pricey for me cause I already have a workbench of sorts and don’t really have room for another.
#4 posted 12-29-2011 02:16 AM
Know what you mean
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#5 posted 01-07-2012 07:28 AM
With shipping it approaches $600… A heavy, rigid bench, with leg vise and end vise, can be built a couple hundred less than that, I think… And it’d resist racking (if you use hand tools / planes, especially) better than this one… My .02. Good luck, let us know what you decide!
-- Don't anthropomorphize your handplanes. They hate it when you do that. -- OldTools Archive
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