|Original bench built in 1991.|
Lots of Planning
|Of course I built a model!|
|Back Edge Ideal for clamping|
back, but instead to leave the edge of the top exposed. I do quite a bit of lamination and this provides a nice long flat surface to register for these projects. It also makes clamping items to the bench much easier. I am constantly walking around using all sides of this bench, as I had hoped would be the case.
|Leaving my mark|
|Veritas QR Face Vise|
Face Vise gets a grip
I did not compromise on the vises, I have the Veritas Quick Release Face vise from Lee Valley on my existing bench and love how it functions. This is the third (and last) face vise for that bench and the best by far.
End Vise hold large pieces
|Veritas Twin Screw Awesomeness|
Enough musing about this, it is just a bench after all and here's a few beauty shots before it gets covered in project detritus: (as always click on the photo for the high-res version)
|Cabinet Detail with Smithy-style pulls|
|Detail of Bench and Cabinet|
Gratuitous Tool Porn Shot
I recently received a new backsaw from Two Lawyers in Germany after years of waiting - but worth it...
|Ebony Handle with brass back.|