Announcing our March 2011 Workbench of the Month

Adding our March 2011 Workbench of the Month from Kirk S. of Cullowhee, North Carolina to our Lake Erie Toolworks Blog for ease of access and historical awareness.

Lake Erie Toolworks, Roubo Workbench, Leg Vise, Wood Vise

Lake Erie Toolworks, Roubo Workbench, Leg Vise, Wood Vise

While you can do great work on saw horses and a hollow core door, I guarantee you will wish you had built or bought a good workbench once you own one. I’m glad I chose Lake Erie for my leg vise screw. It works great and looks great too. You can see more pictures of my bench at roubokirk.com.

Bench specs
top- 25″ X 108″
legs- 4″ X 6″
stretchers- 2.5″ X 5″

Material
top, legs, stretchers- antique heart pine from salvaged columns in a building built in Atlanta around 1890. leg vise, sliding deadman, crochet- old growth wormy white oak stained ebony

Hardware
Leg vise screw- Lake Erie Toolworks premium with external garter

Finish- waterlox

Kirk S. , Cullowhee, North Carolina