Building Myself a Workbench

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Blog series by tsdahc updated 05-03-2012 09:18 PM 2 parts 5114 reads 2 comments total

Part 1: Doing the initial leg work

05-02-2012 11:55 PM by tsdahc | 1 comment »

So I have decided that after I finish my current three projects, 2 boxes and a hutch, I need to build myself a workbench. I recently got some hand planes and have found that my current set up is very inadequate for that work. Matter of fact anything other than assembling projects is not well suited. I use a pair of plastic saw horses and one sheet of MDF cut lengthwise just resting on top. It moves shakes bowes you name it it probably does it. This was always was meant to be temporary, w...

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Part 2: I have Lumber!!!

05-03-2012 09:18 PM by tsdahc | 1 comment »

I decided to take the trip out to CP Johnson today before work and pick up my maple. I had spoken to Chris a few times and he had some maple that was an in between that I was able to get for a great price, well at least I think it was great ($2.25 bdft) for some semi curly maple. I picked up just shy of 130 bdft and was on my way home. Got it home and stacked it in the shop/garage where it’ll sit for a few weeks until I can begin working on it. Im hoping to steal some time here and ...

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