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Roubo Workbench.

So I decided to jump on the Split top Roubo workbench buzz, I’m fortunate to have timber left over after large jobs that I put to one side and save up until there is enough to make something with.  So after about ten jobs and five years I finally had enough timber to make a new workbench.  I thought about many different designs, Scandinavain, English, Shaker, etc. But I finally settled on a split top Roubo as it looked to be the best design for my purposes. As I use handtools and power tools, I need something that I can plane and cut joinery on, and it should be able to hold work firmly for power tool applications.

 

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Also decided to go with the Benchcrafted wagon vice, mainly as my old tail vice suffers from droop..

 

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grain of the top came out nice.

 

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Goes well with the cherry of the lie nielsens.

 

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If you are considering a new workbench this could be the one for you.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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