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  Reply # 1522466 29-Mar-2016 20:36
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This is my standard methodology:
http://blog.rhysgoodwin.com/home-diy/workshop-and-workbench-update/
http://blog.rhysgoodwin.com/home-diy/milling-machine-bench-and-workshop-update/

Torsion box design is extremely strong.

For this kind of design I get my wood from Hill lumber in East Tamaki. WAY cheaper than bunnings.
Triboard for the top is excellent, bought from trademe from a place out west Auckland at very reasonable prices because the only have non-standard sizes.




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  Reply # 1522561 30-Mar-2016 08:15
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My security software warns me not to visit either of these pages due to 'known harmful content'

 

 

mcraenz: This is my standard methodology:
http://blog.rhysgoodwin.com/home-diy/workshop-and-workbench-update/
http://blog.rhysgoodwin.com/home-diy/milling-machine-bench-and-workshop-update/





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  Reply # 1522568 30-Mar-2016 08:42
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MikeAqua:

 

My security software warns me not to visit either of these pages due to 'known harmful content'

 

 

mcraenz: This is my standard methodology:
http://blog.rhysgoodwin.com/home-diy/workshop-and-workbench-update/
http://blog.rhysgoodwin.com/home-diy/milling-machine-bench-and-workshop-update/

 

 

 

 

No problem here (Win10/Chrome/Edge/IE).

 

It would be nice if security software generating (probably) false alerts could give a bit more detail about what the supposed threat is.

 

 


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  Reply # 1522580 30-Mar-2016 09:01
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Tried again and the security software no longer objects ... go figure

 

Seems like a lot of effort for a work bench - unless you need a dead level surface.





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  Reply # 1522701 30-Mar-2016 11:14
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mcraenz: This is my standard methodology:
http://blog.rhysgoodwin.com/home-diy/workshop-and-workbench-update/
http://blog.rhysgoodwin.com/home-diy/milling-machine-bench-and-workshop-update/

Torsion box design is extremely strong.

For this kind of design I get my wood from Hill lumber in East Tamaki. WAY cheaper than bunnings.
Triboard for the top is excellent, bought from trademe from a place out west Auckland at very reasonable prices because the only have non-standard sizes.

 

That is an awesome workshop and bench.

 

And torsion boxes are cool. If it's good enough for an airplane wing, it's good enough for a bench.


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  Reply # 1522704 30-Mar-2016 11:31
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MikeAqua:

 

Tried again and the security software no longer objects ... go figure

 

Seems like a lot of effort for a work bench - unless you need a dead level surface.

 

 

 

 

Trying to visit the page at work I get

 

 

 

 

Your request was denied because of its content categorization: "Technology/Internet;Suspicious"

 

 

 

 

I have seen it before and thought of linking it to this thread, then I thought that it may put you off as it is so good.

 

 


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  Reply # 1522716 30-Mar-2016 11:56
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mcraenz: This is my standard methodology:
http://blog.rhysgoodwin.com/home-diy/workshop-and-workbench-update/
http://blog.rhysgoodwin.com/home-diy/milling-machine-bench-and-workshop-update/

Torsion box design is extremely strong.

For this kind of design I get my wood from Hill lumber in East Tamaki. WAY cheaper than bunnings.
Triboard for the top is excellent, bought from trademe from a place out west Auckland at very reasonable prices because the only have non-standard sizes.

 

That's one ngarley workbench! Overall, one ngarley workshop!





Keep calm, and carry on posting.

 

 

 

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  Reply # 1523155 31-Mar-2016 09:59
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Photos of the easy design referred to above.  Workshop is a bit of tip at the moment!

 

 

 

 





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  Reply # 1523192 31-Mar-2016 10:49
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Heres my bench - pardon mess

 

Its two sheets of 600mm wide particle board glued together with gorilla glue and screwed.
It has a edging and I made a box frame underneath so i dont have to have any legs in front.

 

 

 

 

http://www.tiikoni.com/tis/view/?id=fce865b

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 




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  Reply # 1526346 5-Apr-2016 13:54
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Nice, thanks everyone. I have salvaged some scrap 2x4 timber from the house renovations the landlord is doing to our rental and my brother in law had a bunch of pallet wood so I am using that for the top. Will just need to sand it smooth to get rid of splinters. Will just be a freestanding bench with a vice so I can work on house and car projects. I may brace it to the wall if needed. So nice to finally have a garage again so I can have a small workshop.





Try Vultr using this link and get us both some credit:

 

http://www.vultr.com/?ref=7033587-3B


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