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Posted on Adding backsplash to workbench

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#1 posted 11-25-2019 02:14 AM

this is the “backsplash” on my hobby bench. (more of a “backboard”).
personally, I prefer the electrical outlets below the table top so you
don t drag cords on top of the work surfaces and projects being worked on.
framed out pegboard can be very handy in organizing your frequently used tools.
[and a couple of 18” thin fluorescent lights help with the vision impaired].
a photo of your workbench would be helpful for more appropriate feedback.

Ooh nice! My bench has steel legs, but I’m really liking the idea of screwing a plug strip to one or both ends. Good thought about dragging the cords across your project.

Then all I’d need is a strip of ply across the back like SMP suggested.

I already have a tool wall, but the idea of keeping the lights with the bench has great appeal. Maybe I’ll do something like yours, only without a back.

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