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Forum topic by gjunger posted 11-27-2016 12:14 AM 593 views 0 times favorited 3 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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gjunger

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11-27-2016 12:14 AM

Can anyone suggest a quality, workbench, 60+ inches with bench dog holes for $600 or less?
Thanks


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shipwright

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#1 posted 11-27-2016 01:10 AM

There are lots of ways to build workbenches for under $600. I won’t say mine is best or even for everyone but it is a very heavy rigid bench with lots of clamping capacity without requiring advanced joinery or expensive hardware. I’ve been using it for a few years now and still love it.
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/70677!

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Ron Aylor

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#2 posted 11-27-2016 12:28 PM

At today’s prices … maybe $200? Shop-built from the ground up … she does just about everything one could ask …
 

 
http://lumberjocks.com/projects/270826
 

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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dddddmorgan

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#3 posted 11-27-2016 01:24 PM

So…yeah…

The obvious suggestion is to buy less than $600 worth of lumber!

Seriously though, to be able to put your hands on something you have made like a workbench is an ethereal connection, try it out.

-- Maintenance Man - I do precision guesswork based on unreliable data from people of questionable knowledge...

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