Workbench Project

Photograph of Gary Allman working on a DYI project at his workbench in Springfield Missouri

Honey-do List – This week I’ve been working on my ‘Honey-do’ list and managed to cross off four items: Fitted a new front door, replaced the broken light switch in the kitchen and replaced the light fitting in Alek’s room. This afternoon saw me working on the fourth project. One-minute read

Glued and screwed – and checking if the bench legs fit as planned – they did. 2 pictures

Getting Ready for Gluing.

Space is a bit tight – Here’s the bench laid out on the garage floor just so I can check it all fits. I’ve just got the legs for the benchtop to make now, and then it has all got to be assembled. The wall has to be painted before we can put it up too. Ginger is helping out by fixing the wall and painting it.

Building the workbench – The first thing I had to do was make a workbench so I could build the workbench. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Cleared up, ready to start – Here’s the garage with the west wall cleared ready for prepping and painting, and lots of room for me to be working in making the workbench.

Shopping at Lowes – This morning we went to Lowes to get the stuff needed to build the new workbench. Though of course, nothing is that simple. One-minute read, 2 pictures

Workbench Project – When we bought the minivan it became obvious that the garage would need reorganizing as it is a very tight fit. It’s almost impossible to get at any tools while the van is in the garage. 2 pictures

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