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My New Workbench

comments (10) May 1st, 2013 in Reader's Gallery

woodworkertim woodworkertim, member
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My winter project, a new bench for my workshop. The base is built from red and white oak. The drawer fronts, leg vise and the deadman are made from Jatoba. The top is laminated from 8/4 poplar with curly maple outer faces and accents throughout. The top is 30" x 72" and 4-3/4" thick. The base is 30" x 48" with an overall height of 34 inches. I also made all the components for the gate vise.


Design or Plan used: My own design

posted in: Reader's Gallery, WorkBench, ash, red oak, curly maple, Jatoba


Comments (10)

coolreed coolreed writes: That is a very nice workbench. My compliments
Posted: 2:39 pm on November 5th

Oldpost Oldpost writes: Beautiful.................

Posted: 6:45 am on October 11th

MaydayMike MaydayMike writes: So I've been planning on my workbench... Making sure I do my research and if I go all out on this thing that I only do it once in my life... I had this mental picture of a hybrid between the "Not So Big Workbench" and Marc Spagnuolo's take on the Benchcrafted Split Top Roubo... And using HR maple, and Jatoba accents... And then I come up on this... Very similar to what I'm planning on building lol. Beautiful job.
Posted: 4:09 pm on August 14th

JNiece1 JNiece1 writes: What plans did you use?
Posted: 12:40 pm on June 3rd

JNiece1 JNiece1 writes: Incredible - a real piece of art.
Posted: 12:20 pm on June 1st

hochbob hochbob writes: A work of art! Belongs in a museum not a workshop.
Posted: 7:43 am on June 1st

ChrisNHenry ChrisNHenry writes: Beautiful job..

How did you finish it?
Posted: 4:33 am on June 1st

THU THU writes: This is too nice! Congratulations with a very fine piece of furniture

Posted: 10:42 am on May 3rd

Stevefuriante Stevefuriante writes: It looks great!
Where do I find plans to make something similar?
Posted: 7:39 pm on May 2nd

NikonD80 NikonD80 writes: That's a real beauty. I've got to admit I'd be terrified of working on it though in case I breathed on it or something.
Posted: 8:00 am on May 2nd

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