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Southern Yellow Pine Work Surface (workbench) #20: Moving Workbench Slab

03-21-2015 01:49 PM by ruddhess | 0 comments »

Some photos of my workbench slab after getting a friend from work to help me move it from my upstairs apartment living room into my garage. (Well, actually, he just heaved it up on his shoulder and carried it for me. I’m SO out of shape! Thanks dude! I did make him a good deal on one of my 75” walnut slabs though, so it worked out well.) I have a lot of work to do in getting this top surface flat and relatively smooth. Airplane runway view. You sure can tell where I DIDN&...

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New Shop - from the ground , up. #8: Building shop furniture - Help with hardboard??

12-09-2014 11:44 AM by curliejones | 5 comments »

Some time ago. I built the “Not Ready for Prime Time” workbench and described its intended purposes in my projects. It looks like this. http://lumberjocks.com/assets/pictures/projects/340962-438x.jpg?1351600503The top is actually an old lumber core door that is banded and topped with 1/4” hardboard. I am just moving into the new shop and trying to organize as I go, a daunting task indeed! I know things will evolve but I’m trying to start in a good place and then l...

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Super Glide Recycled Roubo Workbench #3: Cutting the leg tenons and gluing up the top

05-13-2012 02:48 AM by WheelsAF | 0 comments »

Cutting the tenons on the legs. I was really impressed with how well my new Japanese-style pull saw worked. I have never used this type of saw before and it tracked very well once you had an accurate kerf to guide it. Here is one half done. I then used a chisel and a block plane to clean everything up. You will notice that even on the beveled sides of the tenon I left a little ledge just to ensure the top wouldn’t slide up the tenon if pushed upon…like from the leg vise...

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New idea for top material

01-26-2010 03:50 PM by LeChuck | 12 comments »

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Idea

01-09-2010 04:44 PM by LeChuck | 5 comments »

As I’m setting up and building my workshop, and seeing all those really nice workbenches built by woodworkers here, I’m thinking that I’d really love to build my own, but how to build a piece that will last me a long time while keeping the cost down on a limited budget. Hardware will cost money. I’ll have to buy a couple decent quality vises, so I’ll need to keep the cost of wood down. For the base, I’m thinking that I could go for construction grade ...

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