This traditional English workbench is a time-tested workbench design. It’s plank top, wide front apron, and stout base are ready to serve you for years.
The modest-sized bench might lead you to think that it could be pushed around if you attempt any aggressive joinery work on it. Not so, the thick top planks, and massive aprons that are let into the base with half-laps (and angled on the ends) means this bench won’t budge no matter what you throw at it. Those aprons have more going for them than just size. As you see here, the front apron works in tandem with a large wood-threaded vise that you purchase online. This dynamic duo plays well with the dog holes that are drilled in the apron and legs. The holes welcome hold-fasts, wood pegs and whatever jig your imagination can conjure up for the sake of controlled joinery.
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- 10 pages of step-by-step instructions
- Over 50 full-color photos and illustrations and exploded views
- Hardware sources and materials list
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