Plane and Saw Till

The plane till was finished March of 2015.   This process started back in November of 2014, with this blog post,  mysaw.com/plane-till-step-1-make-room/ This was part of a 5 part plan that was to be finished with the new workbench, which was blogged here, mysaw.com/workbench-two-complete/ I was very busy with blogging all 33 days of the workbench build and […]

Workbench TWO – Complete

The Workbench is complete ! History I built my first workbench, Workbench ONE, in 2003.   I have built many projects using this bench.  It served me well. As I built these projects the “Roubo” workbench revolution in woodworking was underway.   Chris Schwarz wrote his first book.  Everyone was ( and still are ) […]

Workbench TWO – Day 29

The objective is finishing the top and base. Full disclosure… The “Days” have become more of a group of days that all relate to the same process. After a great amount of discussion with other woodworkers, especially at HandWorks 2015, I finally came to a decision about the finishes for the workbench. One option was […]

Workbench TWO – Day 28

The objective today is the bottom shelf. As the bottoms rails were milled, a 3/8″ dado was cut in each.   I had also milled up the shelf supports several days before.  So all was ready to start the install and shelf milling process.  I also setup a 2nd work table in my “finishing” area. […]

Workbench TWO – Day 25

The objectives to day are finish the bolts and barrel nuts installation on the long rails and work on the twin-vise install. NOTE: The pictures for this day contain extensive step by step notes.  Please refer to them for any questions you might have regarding the details of the installation noted below. First the bolts […]