Traditional Sawbench

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Blog series by cutmantom updated 10-17-2012 12:13 AM 4 parts 32095 reads 8 comments total

Part 1: Traditional Sawbench Build-plans and material

08-25-2012 06:14 PM by cutmantom | 1 comment »

I decided to make something that was for myself, this plan is from popular woodworkingthe material is Douglas fir recycled from packaging used to ship some pvc trim material, it was a 2×6 12 feet long mostly knot free with a little damage from a forklift when i saw this i knew i had to make something out of it

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Part 2: Milling parts

09-03-2012 05:10 PM by cutmantom | 0 comments »

The top was glued up and milled to finished size, the material for the legs was also milled for thickness and width

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Part 3: Starting to come together

09-16-2012 02:31 PM by cutmantom | 0 comments »

The joinery was cut for the legs and temporarily screwed in place to start working on the stretchers

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Part 4: finally done

10-17-2012 12:13 AM by cutmantom | 7 comments »

The sawbench is donethe mortise and tenons were glued as well as pegged the top joints were done the same way, they were dry fitted and temporarily screwed while the mortises were done then the plywood braces were glued and screwed on, the top was unscrewed and removed straight up, then glued and pegged into place it has one coat of some old leftover water based poly

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