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Workbench Class: Getting the perfect fit with Tenons, Dog Runs, Bases – Day 4

The fourth day of our workbench class began by fitting the tenons into their correct mortises; it can be quite time-consuming to make sure that each one fits perfectly. A shoulder plane is handy for this task. We then glued the dog runs that we cut yesterday, on to the bench tops. We then finished fitting all […]

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Workbench Class – Day 8 – Top and Legs All Glued Up!

Tuesday, Day 8 of our workbench class: Scraped each piece that was going to be glued on but that couldn’t be easily accessed after gluing. Next we glued on the outside edges of the bench, the end-caps and dovetailed pieces. We constantly double checked to make sure nothing was glued on backwards or upside-down–easy to […]

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