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Completed Holtzapffel Workbench!

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Okay, well it’s 99% complete and since I started it almost exactly a year ago figured I’d post it (catching up blog posts to pdo – this was actually where I was around March 10/09) Still have a few dog…

Light at the end of the tunnel

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So catching up some blog posts here at penney.org, this was my progress 10/18/08 getting closer at this point :) Just need to add the vises, do some final flattening of the top once I flip it et voila :)…

Holtzapffel Workbench – Slow Going

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So it’s been pretty slow going as of late. The top is proving to be trickier than I’d anticipated. The main issue is being able to effectively mill such large pieces. I got hung up trying to flatten the faces…

Holtzapffel Workbench – Making Progress

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I’ve been making slow but steady on my bench. After getting my jointer knives sharpened I set about milling the stock for the legs. I’d noticed my dust collector wasn’t running as well as it once did and wondered were…

Building the Holtzapffel Workbench

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So after looking at all the options I decided to just go ahead and build a bench. I really liked the look of Chris Schwarz’s Holtzapffel bench So that’s what I’m going to build, ordered the “24 Veritas Twin Screw…