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    Auxillary Workbench - Pics

    I undertook this project when, after learning to cut dovetails by hand, my back used to just ache. I thought about raising my bench, but I prefer it's current height for hand plane work. I was a bit of an impass. I found the basis for this bench in FWW and this is my version.

    I have construction shots and the build process outlined in my Blog.

    Thanks for looking.
    Last edited by Thomas Smith; 06-11-2007 at 10:03 PM. Reason: Bigger picture by request.

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    Nov 2006
    Albuquerque, New Mexico
    What a great idea!

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    Don Taylor is offline Former Member (by the member's request)
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    Jan 2007
    Really nice Thomas!
    I have seen this idea in some tips and tricks plans somewhere but never so well executed.
    Looking at your setup I can think of a dozen uses for for a table like that.

    Thanks for sharing!


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    Nov 2006
    Mountain Home, Arkansas
    A simple and great idea. Well executed. I like simple.
    "Folks is funny critters."

    Think for yourselves and let others enjoy the privilege to do so, too. ~Voltaire

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    Apr 2007
    No, not all of SoCal is Los Angeles!
    Nicely done.
    Any sufficiently advanced technology is indistinguishable from magic.
    - Arthur C. Clarke

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    Apr 2007
    New Brunswick Canada
    Great Idea, I too am limited to alot of project due to nerve damage in my neck, I thank you very much for posting this as it will definately be something I will be building and using quite often.

    I was out of luck when luck was doing alright.
    John Hiatt.

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    Oct 2006
    Tokyo Japan
    VERY well done, a great idea, thanks for sharing it, food for thought!
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    William Arthur Ward

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