Mini Workbench Works Wonders
Benchtop model has all the features of a full-size bench
This mini bench by Steve Latta puts your work at a comfortable height for use with small power tools, hand tools, all kinds of joinery, and detail work. Clamped to the top of a regular workbench, it is the perfect length for most furniture parts. It has a vise on one end, and a row of dog holes for holding parts. There’s plenty of clearance below for clamps. The top rests on two strong I-beam legs. The legs are mounted flush with one side of the top so that you can clamp work to the side of the bench. Each leg assembly is mortised on the flush side so that the bench can be clamped to the top of your regular workbench. The leg closest to the vise has a clearance hole to make way for the vise hardware.
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Photo: Ben Blackmar