Author Topic: Workbench  (Read 3242 times)


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« on: June 10, 2007, 10:12:41 PM »
Does anyone have information or sketches on the workbenches found in the Hay shop at Colonial Williamsburg, particularly the front vise construction and attachment? Thanks.

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Rich Nimetz

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Re: Workbench
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2007, 10:59:59 AM »
I had built one of the Hays shop benches back in 1999. Its the only bench I have in my shop. If you want to contact me off line at [email protected] we can discuss the fabrication of the bench and the vise. 

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Dave Anderson

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Re: Workbench
« Reply #2 on: June 12, 2007, 11:45:08 AM »
Email me offline and I can send you a pdf file of the plans for the Nicholson bench

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Dave Anderson
Primary interest include Queen Anne and early Chippendale furniture, Windsor chairs, toolmaking and working mostly with hand tools.  Member of both SAPFM and the Guild of NH Woodworkers.