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steve h30/07/2012 13:46:19
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Apologies to all again for not having posted for some time - although I have added a couple of new albums of pictures -

This is my Holtzapffel style workbench to date -

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I still have yet to decide how to make the vices up - but it is coming along nicely

Oddjob30/07/2012 14:46:48
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Hi Steve

Thats one hell of a solid looking bench! A bit over the top for needlework isn't it?angel

I like the new turnings too - especially the first bowl and the gavel + block.

Great stuff.

 

Richard

Edited By Oddjob on 30/07/2012 14:47:03

steve h31/07/2012 10:46:10
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Thanks Richard - somewhere to store all my bobbins of cotton!

Its 92mm thick ash and I have used over 160ft of the stuff!! crook

The legs are bonded pieces and mortice and tenoned into the top.

All the legs are mortice and tenoned and there are no 'knockdown' joints at all.

I also want to make a cabinet to go underneath it to store my planes etc.

Oh - and the knitting needles of course!!wink

Steve

Wolfie31/07/2012 12:59:34
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Hi Steve, that is a really good looking bench. It is sure to give you many years of service. I look forward to seeing the finished article. Well done.

cheers. Ian

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