Workbench TWO – Day 24

Objectives for today are trimming the drawbore peg, drilling pre-drill holes for lag screws and sizing, cutting tenons and fitting the long rails. Trimming the drawbore  pegs was a first for me.   I used the Veritas Flush-Cutting saw.  The cut was amazing.   A little experimentation to hold the saw very flat and I […]

Workbench TWO – Day 22

Objective today is complete the short rails mortise and tenons for for 2nd set of legs.   Start installation of twin vise including cutting clearance in upper rail,  sizing and initial fitting of backer boards for twin vise. Completing the remaining mortise and tenons for the short rails was straight forward.  Learned a lot on […]

Workbench TWO – Day 21

The object today was supposed to be finishing the tenons and short rails. In order to do that I needed an exact understanding of the relationship if the vises to the legs.   The twin will has an control shaft that connects the two locking mechanisms.  This will pass over one of the upper short […]

Workbench TWO – Day 18

Objective for today is completing the Four Square of the top.  This included the two ends and the front and back faces of the workbench top. I stared by doing some cleaning and de-cluttering some work surfaces.   A clean shop is a safer shop and makes me happy. I had previously trimmed the tail […]