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Blog entry by sandhill posted 940 days ago 866 reads 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Does anyone or has anyone seen this from Garrett Wade? Do you think its a good deal?Bench

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/



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Bearpie

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#1 posted 940 days ago

I have seen them and they appear to be well made! Just a bit more than my budget allows for.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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sandhill

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#2 posted 940 days ago

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?

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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#3 posted 940 days ago

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.

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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sandhill

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#4 posted 940 days ago

Know what you mean

-- Bob Egbert AKA Sandhill http://www.sandhillwoodworks.com/

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#5 posted 930 days ago

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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