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Workbench Day 15: Working the top.

After reviewing tye excellent advice I recieved from David and Sylvain, I decided to scrap my overly complicated idea to trace the profile of the top onto a 2×4 rail and just chop out the space required to fit the … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 14: Trimming Tenons and legs.

I wasn’t sure how much time I’d have today to work on the bench so instead of charging ahead with measuring the height of the legs to get ready for installing the top, I decided to do some more mundane … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 9: Gluing up the sections.

My goal for today was to smooth out the tops of the 4 sections a little (nothing perfect, mind you, that will come later when the top is assembled) and prep them for gluing together. I was very pleasantly surprised … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 7: Big progress

Got a lot done today.  My wonderful wife got up with the kids this morning to allow me to get down early to the garage and continue work on the workbench. My first task was to rip the 2x4s for the … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 3: Cutting the top to rough length

Finally got to work on the workbench again.  It has only been 3 days, but felt like an eternity as  I went in and out of the garage to do various things and saw that wood pile looking all forlorn … Continue reading

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Workbench Day 2

I’m not really working on the bench today, still letting the pieces acclimate to the shop.  But, that doesn’t mean nothing got done today! I started by working on a cross-cut jig for my circular saw to allow me to … Continue reading

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