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...

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...

Workbench #1

After clearing out the shed I found a workbench complete with cupboards A friend has suggested moving the cupboards underneath the worktop and using them to store my tools. On first glance this sounded pretty straight forward but on...

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...

$100 Challenge: My Workbench - My Best Workshop Buddy #2: And the Winner Is ...

Thank you to everyone who participated in our Workbench Challenge. You can see the entries here. And the winner of the random draw is: lightweightladylefty Congratulations!

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 - 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...

$100 Challenge: My Workbench - My Best Workshop Buddy #1: Announcement

We all have our favorite features, when it comes to our workbenches. Tell us about your workbench: did you make it yourself? Is it a family heirloom? What works really well? What makes it special? And, of course, there are features that you...

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...

Work Bench Build #16: Final Pictures

Well this will close up this blog on my journey building this Robou Hybid Workbench. When I started I wanted to be able to hold and clamp wood in order to work on it. I incorporated a lot of my own ideas and design. I have been using this for a...

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