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Oak Lathe Bench

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Project by Andre posted 04-07-2020 12:32 AM 541 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

New little Bench for the Lathe, old one to light n shaky(in the background). Made from reclaimed Oak timbers. all Mortise a Tennon construction. Added a small Lee Valley vise that was kicking around the shop, never know when it may be needed?
Gave it a quick wipe down with BLO and now have to salvage some more Oak to make the bottom shelf and maybe a small cabinet for storage? Size is 53” long 20” deep and 34” high.

-- Lifting one end of the plank.





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#1 posted 04-07-2020 01:23 AM

That looks very sturdy Andre. Since you’ve been using a lathe already I’ll bet the new bench will be just right. I think the shelf will help and if you make it like a cabinet you can keep all the chips out.

-- John, Sunshine Coast, BC, Canada.

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#2 posted 04-07-2020 03:31 AM

That’s a darn nice looking bench.

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#3 posted 04-07-2020 12:58 PM

Welll done. I did a double take on lathe bench or high quality workbench….nice design.

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#4 posted 04-07-2020 03:59 PM

Nicer than a lot of woodworking benches I’ve seen, much less a lathe bench.

-- Darrel

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#5 posted 04-07-2020 04:21 PM

That will get er done for sure great project!!!

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#6 posted 05-01-2020 05:50 PM

Lovely bench, simple and clean design.
Fine work and lovely wood.
Best thoughts,
Mads

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

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