Why buy it when you can make it! #39: Workbench Time [Part 3] - Ready to work

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Blog entry by paxorion posted 09-12-2015 02:22 PM 1868 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Last night, after several nights of working on and off on the project, I finally finished my workbench and I couldn’t be happier. There’s still a few loose ends to take care of (adding the shelf for heavier tool storage. I will write more about it in the project post.

-- paxorion

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#1 posted 09-14-2015 12:02 PM

I like the headline ” Why buy it when you can make it
That is what inspires a lot of woodworkers and machinists.
Sometimes at end of project I think of how much time and money I put into my project… doesnt really matter…..I can say “I MADE THAT”,

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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#2 posted 09-15-2015 02:25 AM

I do it mostly to save money, because otherwise my free time would be spent spending money =)

-- paxorion

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