Category Archives: Workbenches

Say Hello to my Little Friend!

Day 2, fixing bench problems

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French Oak Roubo Project II

I’m down in Barnsville, Ga., this week for the French Oak Roubo Project – my final trip of the year and likely my last trip for the next couple years. I’ll be posting daily updates on the project on my … Continue reading

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Almost Gone: Posters & ‘Workbenches, Revised’

Next week we should take possession of 500 copies of “Workbenches: From Design & Theory to Construction & Use, Revised Edition.” I’m going to sign all 500 copies on the title page and then take them to our warehouse to … Continue reading

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‘Workbenches Revised’ – A Special Offer for Customers

Next month, F+W will release the revised edition of my first book: “Workbenches: From Design & Theory to Construction & Use.” I still have a great affection for this book from 2007 for several reasons. It was my first book … Continue reading

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Workbenches of Cotehele

On my day off from teaching at David Savage’s shop, David and his wife, Carol, insisted on taking me over the border to Cornwall to see Cotehele, a fantastic family home on the Tamar River that has been remarkably unchanged … Continue reading

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Alert for Workbench Nerds

Visit my blog at Popular Woodworking Magazine here for a full-resolution version of the full plate from the above detail. And it’s not a discussion on man-boobs. Promise. (Look at those! Wow.) Maybe that’s not a man? — Christopher Schwarz

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A New Record in Workbench Building

When I plan a new woodworking class, I have to resist all optimism when it comes to how long a certain task will take. It takes me a day and a half to glue up a top for a Roubo … Continue reading

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