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by Lon Schleining

This is an "oh my" kind of book, as that's likely to be the phrase that comes from you with each turn of the page. Typical Taunton Press stuff... lush photos, great diagrams, and ideas, ideas, ideas.

Table of Contents:

Chapter 1: The Perfect Bench

  • What Kind of Woodworking Do You Do?
  • Locating the Bench
  • Bench Size
  • Weight
  • Height
  • A Comfortable Bench Area
  • Designing Your Bench

     

    Chapter 2: Workbench Tops

  • Benchtop Dimensions
  • Top Configuration
  • Tool Trays
  • Materials for Tops
  • Keeping the Top Flat
  • Flattening a Benchtop
  • Fastening the Top to the Base
  • Finishing the Top

     

    Chapter 3: A Solid Foundation

  • Base Configuration
  • Frame Bases
  • Base Joinery Options
  • Strengthening the Base
  • Legs Made from Metal
  • Enclosed Bases
  • Leveling the Bench
  • Electrical Power

     

    Chapter 4: Getting a Grip

  • Locating Vises
  • Types of Vises
  • Screw Mechanisms
  • Manufactured Vises
  • Shop-Built Vises

     

    Chapter 5: Holding Your Work

  • Bench Dogs
  • Stops
  • Holdfasts and Hold-Downs
  • Board Jacks
  • Bench Hooks
  • Fixtures and Auxillary Tables

     

    Chapter 6: Bench in a Box

  • Bench Components
  • Manufactured Benches of the Past
  • Contemporary Bench Makers

     

    Chapter 7: No-Frills Benches

  • Getting Down to Basics
  • Sam Maloofs Bench
  • Building the Bench
  • Niall Barretts Bench
  • Building the Bench

     

    Chapter 8: Tradition Meets the Twenty-First Century

  • English-Style Workbenches
  • Building the Bench
  • European Traditions
  • Building the Bench
  • The Best of Old and New
  • Building the Bench
  • Shaker with a Twist

     

    Chapter 9: Innovative Workbenches

  • A Different Kind of Benchtop
  • The Torsion Box
  • Storing Large Worktables
  • Thinking Outside the Box

     

    Chapter 10: Benches for Special Tasks

  • Assembly and Finishing
  • Portable Workbenches
  • Benches for Working on Irregular Parts
  • Other Woodworking Specialties
  • Dedicated Taskl Benches

     

     

  • Resources
  • Index

    202 pp., hardcover

     

  • Sku: 300-729
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