The extension wing provides a lot of work surface.

<< This is a continuation of Workbench: Part 6 – Finishing the benchtop   The finish has been applied to the bench-top so now it’s time to attach the hardware.  This is a tricky subject to explain clearly.  I’m going to do my best but I’m planning on coming backRead More →

  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 didRead More →

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 thisRead More →

Update: I created a follow-up post with a few things I did differently.  You can find that here. I started with the remnant from a cut-down cymbal.  I chose a cut-off from a Zildjian A Custom 10″ Splash because of how thin it was and how it didn’t have muchRead More →