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Project by MrWoody posted 11-30-2016 01:59 AM 1328 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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From canoes to workbenches. I built this adapted from Woodsmith magazine June 2015.
I took 3” off the legs and made the front straight across. Black walnut and maple with prefinished birch
plywood. Top is 55” x about 22” x 1 5/8”.

-- If we learn from our mistakes, I'm getting a fantastic education.

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#1 posted 11-30-2016 08:56 AM

Nice work with hobby bench. I like the finger hole pulls and walnut, it looks great. I have stalled about halfway through mine. Like you, I altered the plans to suite me for a bigger hand tool storage bench. I have the top, base frame and cases built. I ruined a lot of maple trying to resaw the drawer parts from big quarter lumber. Most of it started cupping as soon as I milled it. Live and learn like your tag line I suppose.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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#2 posted 11-30-2016 02:59 PM

looks good

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#3 posted 11-30-2016 03:09 PM

Very nice work!

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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#4 posted 11-30-2016 06:57 PM

This will be a fine piece of shop furniture whether it will be used for a desk, workbench, or whatever. It will be a handy piece for the shop. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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