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Forum topic by MichaelKnight posted 01-21-2017 01:00 PM 483 views 0 times favorited 4 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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01-21-2017 01:00 PM


I have an old workbench which is nothing more than some particle board secure to a light steel framework. I am looking to build something sturdy with vices with an interest in doing more work with hand tools. I would ideally like a solid top but this will be moved in the future from a basement when I relocate so detachable legs and a reasonable weight are important. It would be nice if down the road I could alter it with a more permanent base/drawers when I am in a place more long term.

My search for plans continues to lead me to this ‘Teds’ workshop plans over and over to the point I won’t purchase from the site out of spite lol. Any suggestions on a plan that would allow for a more temporary base yet sturdy enough for using planes etc?


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#1 posted 01-21-2017 02:16 PM

Check out the Moravian workbench over at Pop Woodworking. It is completely knock down and portable yet is sturdy enough for any kind of work. Link.

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#2 posted 01-21-2017 02:52 PM

Thank you! That might just do the trick!

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#3 posted 01-21-2017 03:19 PM

You might check out Willy Cordero’s bench … Workbench made in Brazil

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#4 posted 01-21-2017 04:34 PM

Probably wouldn’t get anything from Ted if you did order from what I’ve heard.

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