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    Benchtop bench and Moxon vise

    This is a project made in may-2012.

    The initial purpose of this workbench was to raise the working height in order to make it more comfortable, and help to hold the workpiece while working on it. In progress, the idea of adding a Moxon vise and a top vise emerged.

    The top of the workbench was made with ¾” plywood (leftover piece of 63 x 34 cm), covered with 5 mm macocel. It has 5/8” holes every 9.6 cm, such as in Festool multifunction table (MFT).

    The jaws of the Moxon vise and the top vise were made from 2 x 3" pine wood. The screws of the Moxon vise are reused miter saw clamps. The base was made with leftover plywood.

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    The first accessories I made for this bench were some Bench dogs for benchtop bench:

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    Thanks morsa! We've added your Benchtop Bench to our Workbenches category,
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    Thanks morsa! We've added your Moxon Vise to our Vises category,
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    I'm still in the neophyte stage....trying to find/make space in my unheated garage to allow for a possible wood workshop and to figure out what kind of projects I could reasonably expect to make. It will be an ongoing adventure.
    Ric

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    Quote Originally Posted by Richard Diehl View Post
    I'm still in the neophyte stage....trying to find/make space in my unheated garage to allow for a possible wood workshop and to figure out what kind of projects I could reasonably expect to make. It will be an ongoing adventure.
    Ric
    That's good, Richard. You can plan every step considering a final plan. Here you can find help if you need it. Enjoy every single project, and I hope you share your adventure with us.


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