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Building a storage bench
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Hello, I am about to begin my first Kreg jig project. I want to build a storage bench sturdy enough to hold all of my tools (no sagging!) Size: 36 x 18 x 24 with a hinged lid and casters. Do I need…Continue

Tags: bench, storage, woodworker, New

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ken Darga Mar 9, 2012.

 

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Ken Darga replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"Adriayn, Thanks for your reply. It's not easy getting a squared board edge, using a block plane--- It takes lots of practice.   Practice using scrap lumber pieces, and make very shallow cuts--- akin to slicing a garlic clove---cut it so…"
Mar 9, 2012
Adriayn replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"Ken, Haven't been here in a while, sorry for the delay but, thanks for all the tips and advice! I just got a block plane to help square my board edges. (Big box store doesn't always make the straightest cuts!) and then I had to get a…"
Mar 8, 2012
Ken Darga replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"Adriayn, FYI---get some scrap lumber, and go-to-it. Make lots of sawdust and wood chips. Practice making cuts, use whatever available tools you have at the ready, and make all sorts of joinery methods. Practice at making precision…"
Feb 4, 2012
Adriayn replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"Thanks!  And I hope to someday progress to at least "sawdust maker" status "
Feb 4, 2012
Ken Darga replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"Nice touch! "
Feb 2, 2012
Ken Darga replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"Adriayn, Histerically, wood working has been a guy thing. I have a sister who is a better wood worker, than most males (sawdust makers) I've seen using a hand saw or drill. "
Feb 2, 2012
Adriayn replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"I did an image search for "girl carpenter clipart".  Be aware that you may get some risque pics, especially if you don't specify clipart.  Good luck! "
Feb 1, 2012
Adriayn replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"LOL, please don't be sorry, it was kinda fun picturing my hubby as "the old lady"!  That is a beautiful bench.  Did you use a plan or make it up yourself?  Please share the fun details "
Feb 1, 2012
David Dean replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"Sorry about that Adriayn."
Feb 1, 2012
Jan Herron replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"Where did you get the girl avatar??? I need one too "
Feb 1, 2012
Adriayn replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"I just grabbed some free clipart and changed my profile pic on the account page."
Feb 1, 2012
Rick replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"Where did you find Avatars in this software?  I missed that section on signup.  About half the folks here have that generic "blank face."  And where's the smilies?  "
Feb 1, 2012
Adriayn replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"LOL mission accomplished but no ponytail this time"
Feb 1, 2012
Denny de Baltz replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"You could always edit the Kreg avatar it to have a ponytail LOL. "
Feb 1, 2012
Adriayn replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"Thanks for the replies (which are both helpful and funny!) and the great-looking bench.  And, I am indeed female :-)  Why don't they have a girl Kreg avatar?"
Feb 1, 2012
Denny de Baltz replied to Adriayn's discussion 'Building a storage bench'
"David, I believe its the issue is the husband and not the "old lady". Adriayn seems to be female."
Feb 1, 2012

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