Roubo workbench functional at last

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Forum topic by higtron posted 06-06-2011 06:58 AM 3247 views 2 times favorited 6 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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06-06-2011 06:58 AM

Topic tags/keywords: roubo workbench inlay leg vice end vice

WEll here’s the Roubo workbench at last seems like it took forever to complete, so now the fun starts I get work on it.

-- A friend will help you move, a good friend will help you move a body

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#1 posted 06-06-2011 12:07 PM

Gorgeous bench higtron! What are the overall dimensions you went with? Is that all pine/doug fir? Looks great enjoy it for years of building.

-- Tim Taylor - GLT Woodworks

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#2 posted 06-06-2011 02:31 PM

Thanks Autumn,and TC the overall dimensions are 34” wide, and just under 8’ long it sits 37” high. It was a long build every thing on the bench is laminated there is no board othe than the leg vice bigger than a 2×6 from HD and in Washington State thats what they call Hemfir its a mixed bag. The inlays and plugs are Puruvian Walnut, The dowels Holding the stretchers are some walnut dowels my nieghbor gave me.

-- A friend will help you move, a good friend will help you move a body

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#3 posted 07-11-2011 09:41 PM

From the position of the leg vice I assume you are left-handed. It’s a beauty, and being a southpaw myself, mine will be somewhat similar.

-- Jim, Coral Gables, FL

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#4 posted 07-11-2011 09:53 PM

Wow! she’s a looker!

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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#5 posted 07-12-2011 03:58 AM

WOW! Very very nice. Love the led vice.

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#6 posted 07-18-2011 01:16 AM

Looks good! Why not fit a couple of drawers for go to items? Also, a little piece of suede leather on the vice jaws really helps with slick material.

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