Workbench ReVamp

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Project by PhillyChopSaw posted 08-27-2017 06:05 PM 998 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

I have been meaning to revamp this work bench for a while now, it is just not as functional as it could be. Put some wheels on it last month that made it better. I previously had one center mounted 3/4 inch box drawer with no slides, it was really heavy and full of junk. Figured it was time to try the full extension slides, they are awesome.


(2) 24” full extension
1/2” drawer boxes, with dado’d 1/4” bottom. I put some runners on the bottom because I wasn’t sure if this was beefy enough.

Frame is 1×8. Didn’t build a traditional carcass with a top and bottom, just drilled 1×8 into bench legs and top. One middle 1×8 is mounted to the top with Pocket Screws. On the bottom, I did put two 1×8 runners underneath for support.

Not a pretty project, but maybe it gives some one else an idea to build something.

-- Dust Collection @my house: roll all your power tools outside, cut, roll everything back inside, hope for rain.

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#1 posted 08-27-2017 06:22 PM

That is a very nice mobile workbench.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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