$2.97 Sharpening Bench

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Project by MC posted 06-25-2014 01:23 PM 3936 views 5 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I wanted a bench to hold my water stones. I made the bench the same height as my workbench and have placed next to my bench so that I can quickly touch up the edge on a tool. The pine came from a 2×12 I had been using as scaffolding to paint our stairwell. The stone holders came from a leftover piece of QSWO I had. I did buy the tub specifically for this project for $2.97.

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#1 posted 06-25-2014 02:42 PM

Do what you can with what you’ve got. Looks great.

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#2 posted 06-25-2014 05:25 PM

Great idea, like your stone holders.

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#3 posted 06-25-2014 11:10 PM

Looks great, a much fancier version of the setup I built a couple months ago. What’s nice about this design, is that you can use the stone bases on a regular table if need be.

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