The Not-So-Big Workbench
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Ed Pirnik offers an overview on what's involved in building a moderately-sized cabinetmaker's workbench that's chock-full of tool storage.
Learn how to lay out and cut the mortises for your workbench.
Learn how to cut tenons using a specialty blade and sled at the tablesaw.
Assemble the base of your workbench using traditional pinned mortise-and-tenon joinery.
Cut and prep all the components required to outfit your workbench with drawer boxes.
Assemble your workbench drawer boxes using splined miters.
Learn how to build sturdy drawers using finger joints.
Create cherry flase fronts and mount brass ring pulls using a stepped mortise.
Learn how to glue-up, mill, and trim a solid maple workbench top.
Learn the right way to mount a cast iron bench vise, then apply a traditional oil finish to your workbench.
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