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We have made workbenches for more than 100 years now I make only about 12 large benches each year.

My shop was built by my father and his two brothers 1945.

look at my homepage http://www.workbenches.se/

I have made workbenches to 10 different countries and I love my work .

I have made a short documentation of my craft and photos from the old shop and a few custumers work if you want to look it's on

Leif K

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Nice workbench and excellent job!!! Any other pics from your heritage shop or about the fabrication process??
 

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sweeeet!
Are you Leif Carlsson?
 

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gosh, I'd love to have one of those benches.
 

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My last posting went after your previous response, so I see you are the same person….I was just curious, your name is in one of my books and I simply admire the bench screws you make.
 

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Leif, this is a gorgeous bench. A tool like this is something that most of us would be proud to have in our shops.

Thanks for the post. I enjoyed this.
 

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thats a beauty!
 

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Hi Leif

Outstanding craftsmanship! You are a true master of your craft. It is a bench that will last a life time and for many generations to come. Those are quite the impressive clamps that you use! Thank you for posting.

What are the different woods in this bench?

God Bless
tom
 

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hi lief,
those are very nice benchs you make, my daughter really likes the small one.
 

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I'd love to have one too. But I guess I will just have to keep the one I got. Great looking benches Leif and great craftsmanship.
 

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Those are some great looking benches you make!
 

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A very impressive workbench. Some great tooling to make the screws. And you use the screws to clamp your own wood. A nice job
 

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Very special benches. How long does it take to build one?
 

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Awesome benches - I was drooling when I saw the thumbnail!
 

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Welcome to LJ. Great looking benches (I looked at your website) Very impressive vise screws too.

Thanks for posting these.
 

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I love this post. They are very nice benches! Great work.
Do you ship miniature bench to my country? I must check out your website.

My favorite project post is workshop, workbench, tool box and jig.
 

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Perfect
 

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. My bench from Leif should be at Vancouver harbor right now! or very close! Leifs workbenches are fine equipment for the serious craftsman who see tneir workbench as akin to an alar! Jim Krenov told us to get one of these fine workbenches…mentioning that it would "cost a mint" ...but do get it!
That is enough motivation for me! Leif is a fine craftsman and we are lucky to be able to still purchase a genuine Malilla Swedish workbench. If you are of the type to buy inly the finest tools you can afford…then the workbench isnt the place to skrimp. even so, a fully loaded Malilla, workbench from master benchmaker Leif Carlsson…will still cost you less than the flagship Sjobergs!! a fair bit less! Once you have used a tail vice for any length of time..you will likely find that you can not go on without one. figure maybe $3300 US All in…shipping, taxes, customs broker ect…maybe $3500. and worth every penny. Cheers!
 
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