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Forum topic by gizmodyne posted 01-21-2008 06:15 PM 1172 views 1 time favorited 2 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-21-2008 06:15 PM

Check it out

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#1 posted 01-21-2008 06:40 PM

How ‘bout that? Thanks for the heads-up Jon.

David, I took a look at your vid. One word – STURDY. I like your adjustments. I’ve had a number of questions about the stability of the MDF inserts and you have taken it to the next level I have chatted with some about putting some supports inside the well but I like your approach as well. Even less chance for the inserts to wobble. I also like how you have moved the legs out towards the front edge of the bench. I’ve learned in my further reading on benches that is the way to go.

Nice new toys too.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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#2 posted 01-21-2008 08:29 PM

Giz -

Well I was pretty surprised by that! Just got an email from FFW that Jeff & I were quoted on their view blog series GlueTube. Very Cool! Congratulations on your new shop upgrades . . . I have been following along via LJ email updates.

Jeff – I moved the legs out to the edge to increase stability and to allow some face clamping modifications that I had I mind. I am primarily a power tool shop that is working hard to incorporate hand tools for final fit and finish. I hope this bench will span the support and clamping needs for both worlds.

Below are the references for my inspiration:

New-Fangled Workbench – Fine Woodworking #139

New-Fangled Workbench Revisited – Fine Woodworking VIDEO

John White – Shop Manager, Fine Woodworking

Jeff “Caliper” – New Fangled Workbench - Lumberjocks

Ben – New Fangled Workbench - Lumberjocks

Rjones – Ultimate workbench - Lumberjocks

Lee Jesberger – Improving the Effectiveness of Your Bench - Lumberjocks
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