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Project by Roger posted 11-22-2019 11:03 PM 803 views 1 time favorited 26 comments Add to Favorites Watch

1st let me say…...........Whew!!! I am so happy to have something to share here on this great site of Lumberjocks. I’ve been “out” of my shop for far too long. Anyhoo, I don’t consider this “fine-woodworking”, but, at least it’s something since a few years ago… I used a solid core door from a big box store as the top. (I still need to add son edges around the top). 2×4 construction with the ever loving Kreg pocket holes. Man is this thing solid. I added some 3” locking wheels from Harbor Freight, and I rolled it around when it was full of a bunch of crap that I was re-situated in my garage, not my shop. Anyhoo, as always, thnx for lookin in, and any good/bad/or ugly comments are always appreciated. I hope everyone is doing fine and dandy. Oh, I did want to add that the 3 tubs underneath are for my re-cycling bins for paper/tin/and plastics. We have a recycle place just down the hill from my house. Makes it easy to help our environment.

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





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lew

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#1 posted 11-22-2019 11:23 PM

You can’t go wrong with a table like that! Nice job!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Roger

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#2 posted 11-22-2019 11:43 PM

Thnx Lew. Sheesh, I just realized the dates on these pics….. I did this back in the spring earlier this year, and just now gettin round to posting… Wow, and I outta whack… LOL

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

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Lenny

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#3 posted 11-22-2019 11:45 PM

It’s wonderful to see a post from you Roger! You built yourself a sturdy, functional bench right there. I say, for the fun of it, submit it for publishing to Fine Woodworking magazine! Haha

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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flintbone

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#4 posted 11-23-2019 12:25 AM

Good job Roger. I built one just about like yours several years ago. My door came from an old school down the road.
They were doing some remodeling and I got the door for free. Keep up the good work.
flint

-- If I had only known, I would have been a locksmith. - Albert Einstein

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JL7

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#5 posted 11-23-2019 12:31 AM

Ger-ate Job Roger!

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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pottz

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#6 posted 11-23-2019 12:39 AM

great bench roger there is no such thing as too much bench space.and anything made from wood is “fine” :)

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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justoneofme

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#7 posted 11-23-2019 12:54 AM

You can’t possibly get any bad comments over that skookum multi-purpose workbench Roger! Glad you got around to posting it!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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Gary

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#8 posted 11-23-2019 01:15 AM

Looks good to me. Needs tools and saw dust on it

-- Gary, DeKalb Texas only 4 miles from the mill

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Brett

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#9 posted 11-23-2019 01:27 AM

Good stuff there Roger! Good to see you back.

I’ve been “away” from my shop for a bit too. Just life and other activities going on. Be well brother!

-- Hand Crafted by Brett Peterson John 3:16 http://www.TheCrookedNail.blogspot.com

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Jerry

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#10 posted 11-23-2019 01:40 AM

Well it’s about freaking time!!!!! How have you been? I love your table, looks real sturdy. I bet you get a lot of good use out of it.

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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Monte Pittman

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#11 posted 11-23-2019 01:49 AM

Good to see you Roger. Keep on keeping’ on.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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tyvekboy

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#12 posted 11-23-2019 01:54 AM

Good looking bench.

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

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andy_P

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#13 posted 11-23-2019 01:54 AM

GREAT IDEA, ROGER, USING THE SOLID CORE DOOR. SAVES A LOT OF TIME AND STILL SOLID. YEAY ON THE POCKET HOLE CONSTRUCTIONS.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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andy_P

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#14 posted 11-23-2019 01:56 AM

One of these days I need to update my photo. God I’ve aged especially due to all the surgeries I’ve had to have….......Watch yourselves on ladders!!!!!

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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swirt

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#15 posted 11-23-2019 02:00 AM

A very useful looking bench Roger. Good job getting back in the shop.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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