Monday, December 18, 2006

Workbench 2.0 was finished tonight. There is a big difference in the sturdiness and look from the old workbench. Overall the height of the new bench is better ( slightly lower ).

The bench is also much flatter, as confirmed with the level ( made from 6061-T6! ).

Underneath the spars and skins can be kept safe, so we even gained additional room in the garage.

It only took two of us, an hour, a plywood plank and some cinder blocks to lift the frame onto the new base. Shimming, leveling, and attaching the table top took a few more hours.

Here is the first iteration of the old bench, followed by the second iteration:


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