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Forum topic by woodnut posted 12-31-2007 02:08 AM 862 views 1 time favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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woodnut

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12-31-2007 02:08 AM

Hello there guys, I am in need of a workbench and was just wandering if any of you had a link to a website or plans that thay might share. Thanks from the woodnut and a Happy New Year to all!!!!!

-- F.Little


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rjack

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#1 posted 12-31-2007 02:20 AM

I wrote a blog entry on LJ about one good book on workbenches:

http://lumberjocks.com/jocks/rjack/blog/2481#comments

-- Roger - Havertown, Pennsylvania

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Karson

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#2 posted 12-31-2007 02:20 AM

Do a search here on workbench. You’ll probably find lots of ideas and you get to chat with the builder.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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mot

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#3 posted 12-31-2007 02:49 AM

Yeah, it’s really dependent on what work you are going to be doing. Is it a work surface, or a bench with different vises and clamping options? Is it a traditional euro bench, or american bench? There are lots of different choices depending on what type of work you see yourself doing. You can see some different designs here: http://www.workbenches.com/

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 12-31-2007 04:06 AM

There were 3 books I found very helpful when I was planning my workbench. This web site was also helpful www.workbenchdesign.net.

Workbenches: From Design & Theory to Construction & Use
Christopher Schwarz

The Workbench Book: A Craftsman’s Guide to Workbenches for Every Type of Woodworking
Scott Landis

The Workbench: A Complete Guide to Creating Your Perfect Bench
Lon Schleining

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