Greg Merritt is making himself a very nice workbench based on the Naked Woodworker’s plan. Have a look.
The Naked Woodworker video makes out like the bench build is a one day project. This may just be for effect or Mr. Siemsen may be able to pull this feat off. A well organised shop and an experienced builder might just be able to build this bench in a day. Since I come up a little bit short on both counts, my build will take a little more than a day. I did give it my best shot though.
Saturday I began by processing the 2x12s into usable parts. I first cut the 8ft seactions that will make up the aprons and tops. This left me with 4ft drops from each board. Then I did something that I haven’t done in a long time. I fired up my old portable table saw. I used it to rip the 4ft drop in half to yield eight pieces 5-1/2″ wide and…
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