Essential Workbench – Williams
Made from the Essential Workbench design available from FineWoodWorking. Utilizes mortise & tenon and dovetail joinery. Benchtop, apron and vises made from hickory; the different shades are natural variations in the hickory. The base is from Florida oak. Front vise is the large Veritas, and the end vise is the Veritas twin screw model. Finish is boiled linseed oil and turpentine mix. The lighter piece on the front apron is purely decorative.
Detail of front apron dovetails behind front bench vist
Before front apron glue up with front apron dovetails cut.