I've had a few questions about the saw bench I've been using. It was one of the earlier projects with my instructor. I remember him suggesting I try one practice dovetail (as this project would require my first ever dovetail). Upon cutting each piece and attempting to fit them I asked him "it's pretty close should I try hitting it with a mallet to seat it all the way?" He said "sure give it a try and see what happens." Of course it exploded and sent a pin flying. Then he explained that the…

I've had a few questions about the saw bench I've been using. It was one of the earlier projects with my instructor. I remember him suggesting I try one practice dovetail (as this project would require my first ever dovetail). Upon cutting each piece and attempting to fit them I asked him "it's pretty close should I try hitting it with a mallet to seat it all the way?" He said "sure give it a try and see what happens." Of course it exploded and sent a pin flying. Then he explained that the…

Saw Benches

I finally decided to make a couple of saw benches. These are a compilation of ideas gathered here and there.

The holdfasts in place, holding nothing in particular.

A little more done on the saw bench this weekend. It is clearly going to serve as my go-to portable workstation. I have several jigs in mind to add as regular features but, for now, I’ve st…

Bench Top Bench

A bench Top Bench I made about 5 month ago. I Just saw his brother here. All made from recycled Pine wood.

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