All done with two slabs cut to 5' and 2' in length.

This is a continuation of Workbench: Part 4 – Gluing up the new top. If you have any questions or comments, please leave them below.  I’d love to hear from you. Back to Workbench: Part 4 – Gluing up the new top Back to Workbench: Part 3 – Change of plans Back

This is a continuation of Workbench: Part 3 – Change of plans. Time to glue it all up. The next step is cutting it down to a workable piece.  We’re still planning out the legs and possible drawers.  Also, I noticed that this piece has a slight bow to it from front

  This is a continuation of Workbench: Part 2 – Gluing up the top. After gluing up half of the top, I repeated the process and got the other half glued up as well.   Once it was dry I joined them together with glue and biscuits just like I did

This is a continuation of Workbench Part 1 – Milling down some 2 x 4s. We got another snow day so this gave me an opportunity to work some more on my wife’s workbench. Now that the boards have all been milled down, it’s time to start gluing them together.   For this

My wife is a lot like me in that she likes to make stuff. She wants a workbench for her studio. The design we are thinking of consists of a one-inch thick top and a metal pipe framework for the legs. I’m going to worry about the legs later, but

The following is a training document that I put together for my coworkers.  I have decided to share it here in case it helps anyone. What are dadoes   Dadoes are slots, or non-through cuts, in material.  They are “non-through” meaning that the blade doesn’t actually cut the material in