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WV hard maple & cherry, from Dad's sawmill

Post in 'The Inglenook' started by bogydave, Dec 5, 2009.

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  1. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Workbench
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  2. gzecc

    gzecc Minister of Fire

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    Wow, how long did that take to build. Whats it cost?
  3. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    2 winters ago, full winter project. Cost: glue & vice hardware.
    Made router table & added cabinets/drawers last winter.
    shipping, Shipped wood from WV 14-15 yrs ago, May dad had a saw mill so wood was free (we cut it together).
  4. savageactor7

    savageactor7 Minister of Fire

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    That work of art nowadays.
  5. Flatbedford

    Flatbedford Minister of Fire

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    You don't actully work on that bench do you? Very nice!
  6. njtomatoguy

    njtomatoguy Feeling the Heat

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    That is true craftsmanship.
  7. johnn

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    Not the Average Wood Workers project!!! Very,Very NICE
  8. MainePellethead

    MainePellethead Minister of Fire

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    Very nice....not to mention the memories....
  9. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Thanks all
    I've been thinking of getting a small plaque with a little history: "In memory of Dad with date, wood from etc & inlay it on it somewhere"

    I use it. Dad would kick my arse if I called it a work bench & just looked at it. It now all dinged & scratched. Well used. As it should be.
  10. jtakeman

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    sweet! truely a work of art
  11. Valhalla

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    Get that plaque made, or make one he would be proud of.
    A piece of family pride!
  12. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Thanks Jt

    Valhalla: you're right
    a plaque is in this winter projects plan.
  13. Gunks

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    That's one gorgeous bench. I won't work on it. Too nice to scratch it up.
  14. Jags

    Jags Moderate Moderator Staff Member

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    That is total SWEET! USE IT! Your dad would be proud.

    I got tons of old stuff at the house (it was the original family farm). My ancestors were practical, hard working farm folks. If it didn't serve a purpose, they didn't need it. I still use much of the same equipment that they did. It has sentimental value to a degree, but it serves a purpose as well. Much of it would be considered "antique", but I ain't a collector. I'm a user of old stuff. ;-)
  15. d.n.f.

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    That is some fine work there.
    Really nice piece.
  16. firefighterjake

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    Wow . . . until today for some reason I couldn't see the pics (happens frequently here for some reason . . . maybe due to our server here at work perhaps?) . . . very nice!
  17. bogydave

    bogydave Minister of Fire

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    Thanks guys,
    Feels good to get compliments from other craftsmen.

    Here is a link to the building, if you want to check out the build. This site almost phased out, not used much,
    but pictures of the build are still there 3rd post down on this thread has all the links to the various stages of the build (Don, the moderator's post)
    http://www.woodworkingbuzz.com/forums/showthread.php?t=597
  18. hdm2002

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    Great looking work bench!
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