Roubo Bench

Roubo Build – Secret Compartment

I was joking (sort of) a few days ago that I was getting bench fatigue.  Time in the shop has been hard to find lately and with parts and pieces of the bench around there is not much room for much other...

MWA Podcast Episode 4 – Fine Woodworking Google SketchUp for Woodworkers

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Roubo Build - Base Glue Up

Roubo Bench Build – Part 5

I spent a few hours in the shop continuing on the base of the bench.  With the mortises out of the way, it was time to start cutting the tenons.  I started with the four end rails, 2 on top and 2 on...
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Roubo leg mortise

Roubo Bench Build -Part 4

So the bench build has slowed down drastically.  I was making great progress when I received a phone call from my wife while siting on a plane here in Atlanta.  She had fallen on Stone Mountain a local...
Roubo Tenon

Roubo Bench Build – Part 3

    It has been a few weeks since I have made much progress on the Roubo bench as I ran low on 8/4″ boards for the legs and didn’t want to start on just part of the legs.  The local...
Roubo End Cap

Roubo Bench Build – Part 2

I am very pleased with the progress I have made this weekend on the Roubo bench.  Right after I posted the last entry here my hardware arrived from Benchcrafted.  I am very hands on and wanted to hold...
Roubo Bench

Roubo Bench Build – Part 1

As many of you know I am member of The Woodwhisperer Guild.  If you are not familiar with the guild, I highly recommend checking it out as it is a great way to help challenge your skills as a new or...