LumberJocks

Moravian workbench build #9: The Top Has Landed Feet Down

  • Advertise with us
Blog entry by controlfreak posted 01-13-2021 03:54 PM 520 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 8: Removing pencil marks, dry fit and glue up! Part 9 of Moravian workbench build series Part 10: Top not square to the legs now »

I didn’t take many pictures as there wasn’t much to do. I planed the top of the leg assemblies to match the 15 degree angle of the leg tops. I laid the top on and then did a minimal amount of fine tuning to ensure good contact across the top of the legs.

I drilled 3/4” holes with brace N bit to receive 3/4” oak dowels and using blind pinning marked the underside of the top. I drilled the receiving holes in the top and placed it on the legs

Happy to be rid of the saw horses and have a new rock solid workbench. Next up the leg vise build and installation.



3 comments so far

View Notw's profile

Notw

851 posts in 2730 days


#1 posted 01-13-2021 04:22 PM

Looking very good, which leg vise are you going with?

View controlfreak's profile

controlfreak

1640 posts in 578 days


#2 posted 01-13-2021 11:17 PM

@Notw, I am going for the traditional style so I bought a maple screw from Lake Erie. The chop will likely be white oak and the bench will be the back stop.

View Notw's profile

Notw

851 posts in 2730 days


#3 posted 01-14-2021 03:06 PM

very nice! look forward to seeing it complete

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com