Work Bench from scrap wood

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Project by Bosun posted 12-31-2017 06:02 AM 1826 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hello there.
Here’s a work bench I just made from scrap timber left over from our balcony.
I haven’t done any woodwork for a while – and it shows.

However once again I enjoyed doing some manual work and the satisfaction of another job completed.

We often talk about over engineering jobs, which is normally better than the opposite.
One downside of over doing this one is that it is almost too heavy for me to move.

Anyway, now I can make and fix some more things in the new year.

All the best, and keep chipping away!


-- Bosun, Tasmania,

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#1 posted 12-31-2017 12:09 PM

Well done, all the best for you too for the new year.
Keep on making saw dust, I’sending you some fresh air to cool your mind on the next project .héhé.

-- andrek

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#2 posted 12-31-2017 04:13 PM

Nice job and way Heavy Duty and free left over wood is a win for sure.
Now you need to buy a fork lift to tot it around but one of those projects once it finds it’s place it stays put.

-- An Index Of My Model making Blogs

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#3 posted 12-31-2017 09:07 PM

It looks like a nice sturdy bench and will be a fine addition to your shop.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 01-01-2018 01:12 AM

A lot better than my first workbench!
Sturdy and functional.

-- "Facts do not cease to exist because they are ignored." -- Aldous Huxley

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