Well guys and gals, My bench is in working condition and has been essentially finished. I say it's still only half done because I will be adding a full set of tool drawers underneath it and I need to add a few more finishing touches. The end vise .
My next woodworking shop project: a Roubo style bench. After talking to Christopher Schwarz, I have decided on a bench 9 ft long by 24 inches deep with a 6 inch thick top, all made from Southern Yellow Pine.
After way too many years of tinkering with wood, getting frustrated with fold up plastic tables scooting around, and building half dozen different utility garage workbenches (from solid core doors and pine legs) that were so ugly they go left .