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LVL workbench with twin-pipe clamp vise (part 2 of 3)

12-09-2010 02:50 AM by Drew | 9 comments »

In my first blog I milled everything up and started assembling leg sets. After that I got on a roll and forgot about the camera until the base was fully assembled. Everything is mortise and tenon. The bottom stretchers are also held to the legs with bench bolts.I have 1/2” plywood glued and stapled to the back, 3/4” on the bottom.The leg sets have 1/2” plywood dadoed into the legs and stretchers, then stapled. Once the top was glued up I wrapped it in hard maple, except where the double vise will be. There I used Jatoba, only because I needed 1×8 and that was the only good hardwood I had for it. Added an end vise. Then came the Dou...

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