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Project by Mambrax posted 02-13-2017 12:23 AM 3393 views 14 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A other bench top bench from the old Fine Woodworking article. Lot of work actually. Done in Hard maple starting with 8/4 lumber. I did not feel confident doing the mortise tenon construction so i moved to a dowel technique using 1/2 home made cherry dowel and a 12mm hole. A lot of pounding to make them fit without a lot of glue but did work at the end. Of course a lot of mistake along the way but did turn out ok. I like it already !

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Kelster58

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#1 posted 02-13-2017 01:21 AM

Looks great….Where did you get the vise screws and handles?

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#2 posted 02-13-2017 01:25 AM

Favorited. Love it. A lot. A real lot.

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#3 posted 02-13-2017 12:00 PM

Very great work. Where did you get the vice. I really like that.

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#4 posted 02-13-2017 01:31 PM

Looks great. One of these is on my project list. Thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 02-13-2017 01:39 PM

This is a great auxiliary bench with many special uses that come to mind. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 02-13-2017 05:36 PM

you can get the handles off amazon cheap they are shop fox veneer presses or the ones I have are.

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Mambrax

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#7 posted 02-13-2017 06:28 PM

Thanks guys ! Much appreciated. I got the handle/vise from Grizzly actually.

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#8 posted 02-13-2017 07:14 PM

Very Nice work, Congratulations.

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#9 posted 02-14-2017 02:09 AM

Nicely done. I made my first mortise and tenons when I built mine

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