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  1. Wood Suggestions - Cast Iron Bench

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hello Everyone - I'm looking to restore two cast-iron benches. The dimensions of the wood slats are 48" long, 3/4" thick, and 2.25" wide. I was wondering if anyone had any suggestions on affordable wood to replace what's here - I priced out Teak at my local lumber yard (In NY) and it was...
  2. Hand crank bench drill

    Hand Tools
    Hi all, I'm looking for more info about my newly found hand crank drill press in very good condition, my friend gave it to me for free. I can't find any further info about it , anyone please ? I uploaded a short video here:
  3. Hello! Need help with reversible table top design.

    Design & Plans
    Hello Everyone I am designing an occasional table that I would also like to use also as a bench. I have the table design laid out, easy enough, but what I need help with is how to have the table top flip over and have a leather seat bench be on the other side. I would to attach a back rest...
  4. Wooden bench for cottage ideas

    Design & Plans
    I'm a pretty novice woodworker but fairly handy. I have the following tools. - circular saw - chop saw - skil/jig saw - a few chisels - some drill bits up to about 1 1/2" I have some beautiful cedar wood at my cottage that I was thinking about making benches for around the fire pit. I'd like...
  5. Plans for a bench like this?

    Design & Plans
    Anyone have a guess as to what type of wood this is? Has anyone seen plans for something like this? Source: http://www.houzz.com/photos/1758769/Modern-Backyard-modern-patio-seattle
  6. Cedar Lived Edge Bench

    Project Showcase
    Recently my neighbor gave me a huge slab of cedar that they were gonna make something with. He had filled a lot of the cracks with epoxy but that was as far as it went. It had sat in back yard for a year and was pretty weathered. So in the fashion of my shop I started working on this...
  7. High-backed Seating

    Design & Plans
    Need help coming up with plans (or similar existing) for something like the below: http://www.houzz.com/photos/1894337/West-Village-Brownstone-contemporary-landscape-other-metro Another example is here: http://www.houzz.com/photos/186915/Crisp-Architects-traditional-home-bar-new-york The...
  8. Torsion box bench

    Project Showcase
    Someone on another forum was asking about my bench after seeing part of it in a photo of some WIP, so I prepared an explanation and thought I'd post it here too for anyone who is interested. To start, I should say I dont like bench dogs. I need to use my bench for all sorts of things including...
  9. just finshed

    Project Showcase
    this is one of 3 benches for the NM Museum of Art. solid cherry. very grateful for the commissions and to sam maloof!
  10. Mahogany Park Bench

    Project Showcase
    Made this bench in 10th grade out of either Philipeno or Honduras mahogany, not quite sure.
  11. New planes and broad questions

    Hand Tools
    Hey y'all, I've recently acquired 2 new planes, a Bedrock #604 #4 equivalent I think, and a wooden rabbet plane. Bedrock No. 604 by acercanto, on Flickr It was real funny, when I got it, the user had flipped the iron and chip breaker around so the chip breaker was the cutting surface!!:eek: I...
  12. Could you coach a beginner through a build online?

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi all, I have a project in mind, after using this site for a couple of weeks, I wonder if this fine community would be interested in helping? I am a complete carpentry beginner, and I would like to build a bench for our living room, and I would like to do it by sourcing and recycling used...
  13. Any ideas where I can find a rotating table?

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hi all im looking for some advice. I am looking for a round table where the top rotates so an item in the middle can be accessed easily from all sides? We are looking at a recycling project which will require speed so a table that we could get to all sides by spinning the top would be ideal...
  14. Bench dog vice/clamp

    General Woodworking Discussion
    Hey everyone, I just built my first work bench and installed my first set of dog holes. I really dont want to go through the hassle of installing a tail vice so i found this solution. http://www.fine-tools.com/G307970.htm Problem is, its a little pricy fof my taste and I would guess it would...
  15. Help with a curve on slat wood bench

    Design & Plans
    Hi, I am building a wood bench for a table and need some help. I built a plywood frame, pictured, and will be attaching horizontal slats of 3/4" pine to it. The pine is 2.5" wide. The problem is when the bench curves I am trying to figure out how to cut the slats to fit. They will be spaced...
  16. Custom Poolside Cedar bench 'Adorondac Style'

    Project Showcase
    A fun project that took about 2 days. Built over an existing flower pot area using post and beam and saddle.
  17. Hallway bench & Mirror Frame/cherry & black paint

    Project Showcase
    Started to mix in a leather seat in designs. Basic parts cutout on CNC and finished carving by hand. Sanded thru painted (pigmented conversion varnish). Nice photo studio,eh?
  18. Work Bench

    Project Showcase
    WorkBench I built a new workbench over the summer and I think it turned out pretty nice. I made the table out of pine. For the top I used a solid core door and then placed a 1/4" hardboard on top of it. For the assembly I primarily used glue and screws, but I also used some pocket hole...
  19. Help: Garden Bench from all 2x4's

    Design & Plans
    Looking for ideas to build a garden bench from just 2x4's. Any idears? Thanks
  20. Portable Wood Working Bench

    Tips, Tricks, & Homemade Jigs
    I have been building homes and doing finish carpentry for more than 20 years using various work benches. My business slowed down considerably in the past couple of years so I took advantage of my down time and worked on a better bench design than I had been using. It is big, light, and very...
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