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My Workbench - My Best Workshop Buddy

Outfeed workbench – under $150 I had hoped to keep this bench under $100 but I think maybe I’m just too frugal (spelled c-h-e-a-p)! The main portion of the cabinet is made from lab cabinets we picked up from UW surplus sales. Across the...

Workbench / Outfeed Table #1 #2: Workbench/ Outfeed #2

Well after a few days off I started back up on the workbench/outfeed table. I have the cabinet carcases done except 1. I have two 12"×18", (1) 18"×24", (1) 15"×18" (1) 9"×36". All of them are 26 5/8" tall. Now here is the thing, im working the...

My Roubo Bench Journey #26: My Half Built Workbench in Action

I stopped working on the Roubo so I could make a shelf assy for underneath my wife’s Quilt Sewing Table. I used common Pine from the BORG and decided to build the shelf using dovetails for two reasons. One, I haven’t made anything with...

Workbench / Outfeed Table #1 #5: Workbench/ Outfeed continued

Well it’s Valentines day and I only got to work a few hours today. So I ripped my frenchcleats today. Im using the back of the workbench for storing. Everthing from my framing nailer to extension cords. Also a lot of F style clamps. Now my wife...

My Work Bench JOURNEY #3:

Well here is another installment on my humble work bench. I will start with a few pictures and at the end of the blog you will see a link to a video I made which should give you a good idea what my bench environment looks like .! I will start...

My Workbench - My Best Workshop Buddy

MY WORK BENCH A couple of pictures of my latest leg vise which is going to be installed on my bench and again this is a improved version . This is my work bench which has become a passion since I finally got...

My Workbench-Best Workshop Buddy #1: Antique Work Bench

I purchased this old work table at a going out of business auction for Godet Lumber of East Texas in 1972. A forty year old company that served their community well. I’ve owned this well built table for 44 years & it could be...

Workbench / Outfeed Table #1 #3: Continued Build of Workbench

Well I have all the cabinet carcase’s done and, all in line. I cut the top that will be attached to all the cabinet carcases to aid in weight distribution down through the cabinets evenly. Just think of it as a header that transfers down weight...

My Work Bench JOURNEY #1: My Workbench JOURNEY #1

Here is the start of my bench journey It started with a bunch of 2″×10 " SPF ( spruce/pine/fir ) floor joist which where fairly dry and a good grade with not too many knots .I cut the joist to length and width needed and planed both sides to...

Workbench #2

So the cupboards are heavier than they look and awkward to move. This combined with my limited skills has proved that I’m not yet ready to try and attach these two together. Rather than getting stressed out about it I’ve used my head and moved...