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Project by RickRogers7 posted 02-09-2014 03:09 PM 2258 views 2 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one is from Norm Abrams Mostly Shaker book. The bench dogs do come in pretty handy, and the materials were relatively low cost. The height is the same as my table saw, so I can use it as infeed support as well.

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#1 posted 02-10-2014 05:54 AM

well done, has everyone else missed the WIP bandsawn boxes atop of the new bench?

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#2 posted 02-10-2014 06:32 PM

great job. I watch that episode of NYW, and keep thinking I need to build one. How difficult was it to do the vice?

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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#3 posted 02-10-2014 09:48 PM

Nicely done!
I have the same one.
I built it about 15 years ago.
It didn’t get used much until I added wheels to it.
Now I use it all of the time.
I have been thinking of adding a front vise to it.

Note: My shop is also our garage and the wife’s car lives in there at night so everything I have is mobile with the exception of the bench. I recently added a flip up mobile base to the bench so now it’s easy to move around to wherever I need it.

-- A bad day woodworking is still better than a good day working.

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#4 posted 02-13-2014 04:55 PM

Looks great and very functional design. It’s very helpful and handy around the shop. Great job!

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