Someday, I'll have one this nice again... Click the image for a much larger version.
I saw this beautiful and sturdy chairmaker's work bench on AMBROSE VEVERS' Tumblr blog early this morning and wanted to share it. It is a great example of a purpose-built and appropriate sized benched for a craftsman. Not every bench needs to look like an 18th Century Diderot drawing or Roubo bench. That sets the … Continue reading A Chairmaker’s Work bench
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Nice and sturdy bench and clamp set-up. From an article in Work magazine July 22, 1889.
Stump anvils, stakes, hammers, lamps, mandrel, soldering iron, and other goodies galore. Diderot never missed a lick and this is as good as any. From Diderot and D’Alembert 1763 Encyclopedia of Sciences, Arts and Trades. One of my favorite resources.