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The New Shop #5: Introducing Sir Magnus Von Beefcake - A Workbench

08-09-2015 06:35 PM by chrisstef | 57 comments »

My newest addition to the shop. Sir Magnus Von Beefcake. A bit about the materials:The top, legs, and stretchers are all reclaimed, old(er) growth doug fir timbers that were once the roof columns for a building on the Newington CT, VA campus. They started off as 6”x6” and currently sit at 5×5. The vise chop, vice jaws and deadman came from a single piece of cherry that i bought off a customer who happened to run a sawmill. The handle for the QR vice was turned by LJ bhog, the vice screw was a trade between BigRedKnothead and I, the leg vice handle was another trade between CL810, who turned it, and I. The 203 bench clamp was a recent antique store find. The QR vi...

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