Just as I was actually preparing to build my workbench, the link to
Dave's Good, Fast and Cheap Bench is dead. Does anyone have the plans
(either paper printouts or electronically)?
It would be shame to have these plans disappear.
Wow, that is a big loss! :-( Not just the bench you mention, but Bob's
pages with info on different vise types and a wealth of other info.
Hopefully it is just a matter of his getting around to renewing the
hosting contract. But a while back he was selling all his tools for
funds to put into his business, so I hope that is not what happened to
it. Maybe if someone else offers to host it, he will provide the
Alex -- Replace "nospam" with "mail" to reply by email. Checked infrequently.
That's not Dave, it's Bob Key or Keys(') ... I think Bob's son is Dave. I was
for that too, no show tho...
I have done a trestle of the same general idea in glorious DF, looks like a
"H" lying on it's side with two 4"x6" stretchers, blind M&T with bench bolts. I
a maple top for it, dog holes and through rods front to back. Debating with
the tool trough or not... complexity for a newby. You will see BK bench
Good luck to you...
Alex - "newbie_neander" woodworker
I remember that bench. I believe what made it good, fast and cheap was he
used standard framing lumber from HD. Doug Fir IIRC. It was his son's
first attempt as well I think. Look pretty simple to make.
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