1900's wood work bench

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Forum topic by dannelson posted 04-17-2013 03:17 PM 3374 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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04-17-2013 03:17 PM

I have a wood workbench made in the early 1900’s its in good shape for the is oak, It has two wood vices with wood screws in working order with no threads missing. tool well, tool drawer that needs a new bottom, wedge tenons for the strechers and hand cut dovetail ends 26 w 72 L 34 H .looking for $400 or offer prefer not to ship. consider trade for portercable routers in good shape. located in Palmyra,Wi Dan Nelson

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#1 posted 04-17-2013 04:22 PM

Charming old bench… interior designers like to buy those
for shabby chic kitchens.

Those dovetail cuts on the end are certainly unusual…
often there are saw cuts all over the edges of these
old benches, which is what I thought they were at
a glance.

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#2 posted 04-18-2013 03:08 AM

That old bench is salty..wish i was closer..

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#3 posted 04-18-2013 05:24 AM

You know, the first thing that occurred to me when I saw that one was that there was just one dog hole on the left side of the vise. Then I noticed the tail vise faces a row of holes that would line up to it. I believe the vises were meant to be swapped from the current configuration.

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#4 posted 04-18-2013 03:37 PM

Dakkar yes you are correct i took the vises apart for waxing and they got switched. Thanks for poiinting that out. Dan.

widdle LA isnt THAT far

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#5 posted 05-27-2013 11:33 PM

Sold please remove

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