Adjustable Benchtop Riser

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Project by Bricofleur posted 05-07-2017 01:47 PM 2573 views 13 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here’s the adjustable riser I designed and built to level boards to match all tools and/or situations at the workbench.

It’s all made from scrap and only requires a carriage bolt and a wing-nut. As shown, swap tapered parts to ensure all height setups. And it’s fast and easy to stow away.

For more photos and construction details, please visit this page of my blog.

I hope you like it and it can inspire you. Thanks for looking.


-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. --

14 comments so far

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#1 posted 05-07-2017 02:09 PM

Nice design, great idea. Simple yet functional. Well done buddy

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#2 posted 05-07-2017 02:18 PM

great use of the wedge.

-- ***Pat*** Rookie woodworker looking for an education!!!

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#3 posted 05-07-2017 02:20 PM

All we with small shops, missing such device or ’’extra hand’’ – great and simple idea to solve the problem.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#4 posted 05-07-2017 03:49 PM

Simple and effective Beautiful

-- Kiefer

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#5 posted 05-07-2017 05:09 PM

Hello Serge

Simple, effective, beautiful, great idea .. What else ?

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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#6 posted 05-07-2017 05:50 PM

This is very interesting solution and may be a great solution.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#7 posted 05-07-2017 06:17 PM

Cool thinking, yes less is more.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#8 posted 05-07-2017 06:29 PM

Very interesting concept that I used in a project that I haven’t posted yet. It works!

-- Tyvekboy -- Marietta, GA ………….. one can never be too organized

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#9 posted 05-07-2017 09:22 PM

A really simple and great solution for a helping hand! Love it!
Thanks for sharing!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#10 posted 05-07-2017 09:42 PM

Excellent idea very clever Serge thanks !!!!!!

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions !!!

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#11 posted 05-08-2017 11:30 AM

This is a fantastic idea – and one I’ll be building myself shortly! ;-)

Thanks for sharing,


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: [email protected] /

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#12 posted 05-08-2017 01:01 PM

A well deserved #1 and I will use this, thanks

-- Desert_Woodworker

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#13 posted 05-11-2017 11:42 AM

Well done, Serge. Very universal with adjustable height. Great thinking

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. [email protected]

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#14 posted 05-14-2017 12:52 AM

Awesome idea!

-- - Jei, Rockford IL - When in doubt, spray it with WD-40 and wrap it with duct tape. The details will attend to themselves.

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