Build a Basic Workbench with Built-in Storage
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Woodworking legend Philip C. Lowe shows off the signature elements of his personal workbench.
Learn how to properly mill your lumber flat, straight, and square. Then layout the workbench's primary joinery.
Learn how to cut and fit the workbench base's mortise-and-tenon joinery using a combination of hand and power tools.
Learn how to cut smooth sliding dovetail joinery as Philip C. Lowe assembles the drawer and door dividers on his workbench.
Learn how to custom fit the workbench’s plywood panels and drawer runners as the base is dry-fit and assembled.
Learn how to glue-up a flat and stable workbench top complete with enough dog holes to secure any workpiece.
Philip C. Lowe demonstrates traditional dovetailed drawer joinery. (Episode 7 will be available on Friday, October 25th.)
Learn how to build a solid, traditional frame-and-panel door for your workbench, then wrap up the project with tips on bench dogs.
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