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A new workbench #3: First base is complete

08-29-2011 07:53 AM by Murdock | 0 comments »

The base for the first bench is now assembled, this took a lot longer than I had thought it would due to the fact that my shop floor is not completely flat and I wanted the bench as flat as possible. I spent a lot of time adjusting the alignment of the joints. My cuts and previous assemblies appear to be square/flat, just the floor is out of wack. The first step was making sure the end assemblies would stand up on there own. Clamping the long cross members to get them square. After clamping I drilled the 3/8” holes for the bolts that hold the cross members in place. I did one corner at a time rechecking for square every step of the way. Once the holes were drilled I bolted ...

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