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  1. The last workbench I will ever build

    Like many others, I felt it was time for a workbench upgrade, likely this would be the last bench I build and wanted it to be unique. The design is my own, incorporating many features from my existing bench of 25 years and a few updates using the latest and greatest. A few comments on major...
  2. Workbench - mishmash of types.

    Mahogany base with plywood bottom shelf. Ash top edged with purpleheart (because of it's hardness). Veritas twin-screw vise and shoulder vise. Hand cut all of the mortises and tenons. Resorted to a power drill for the bench holes. Realized once I was done that I'd gotten carried away with the...
  3. Blogs
    Setting Up the Scene My first big project will be the Holtzapffel cabinetmaker's workbench. If you've kept up with Christopher Schwarz, you already know well what I am talking about. It's a beautiful machine, and I want to start my shop off with this cornerstone of hand tool work. I've long...
  4. Blogs
    Musings If you've been following my blog you know that we're moving into a new (to us) house this month, and I'm planning to build a Roubo workbench to christen my new workshop space. Well I'm out of town for a few days and have a little evening free time, so I thought I'd jot down my thoughts...
  5. Wood & Lumber
    I'm working on a glider porch swing. I'm using eastern red cedar so I did some research and found a lot of people saying that screws don't hold very well in it because it is so soft and moves a lot. I will be using bolts for all the structurally important joints but the problem I have run into...
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