Old Workbench Rebuild
August 2008 - Bench Rebuild is Mostly Complete - actually completing something
might set a bad precedent.
We were out crusing the antique malls about this time last year and my girls
spotted a potential father's day present. It was what used to be a nice old bench
but was in fairly poor shape. It's a bit low for me but when I mentioned it would
be the perfect height for grandkids one day when we have some, my wife quickly
made the purchase and the repairs began.
There were so many nails and screws embedded in the joints, in a feeble attempt
to stiffen or strengthen the frame, that it wook quite a while to get the whole
It took almost a year to get it mostly reassembled