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My first big build, and what a journey it's been. Yet another workbench. #4: Fitting the vises and finishing up

08-31-2015 11:04 PM by Lind | 1 comment »

After a lot of planing and a lot of sanding I arrived at the above, and was ready to fit the vises. (By the way, the white spots are filler used to seal and fill som nasty planing marks where the grain switched direction… Next time I’m buying better wood.) I wanted a leg vise, but wasn’t decided on whether I was going to go with a standard parallel guide with a pin or if I wanted to try a pinless design. I haven’t used a lot of benches but the pin just didn’t seem practical to me, even though a lot of people on LJ seem to think it’s a non-issue. Despite that I decided to try a pinless design like the one this guy is using: https://www.youtube.com/wa...

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