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A classic Shaker bench with plenty of workspace. Made of cherry and maple, and accented with traditional milk paint, this Shaker bench features a big 84-in. x 26 in. footprint. Michael Pekovich and Matt Kenney teamed up to build this classic for Fine Woodworking's very own shop. A durable twin-screw vise and sliding dead man make supporting a variety of workpieces easy – and with a whopping 10 drawers, storing all your favorite hand tools becomes a simple affair.

Hardworking features rooted in history. This DVD plus bonus digital plan not only show you how to build this workhorse for your shop, it also takes a look at 19th century Shaker workbenches that inspired this build. And that's not all you'll find in this intermediate-level project DVD.

Topics include:

  • Drawbored mortise-and-tenon joinery
  • Milling and fitting beaded panels
  • Milk paint application and base glue up
  • Benchtop glue up and vise installation
  • Web frame assembly for drawers
  • Machine cut dovetails
  • Building a sliding dead man
  • Applying a traditional oil finish

Build the bench Fine Woodworking wanted. Download your copy today!

Additional Information
Cover 187
Publication Year 2015
Other Formats 61153
Isbn 978-1-63186-609-8
Author Michael Pekovich and Matt Kenney
Format Video Download
Toc No
Intro No
Minutes 89 minutes

Ultimate Shaker Workbench (Video Download)

  • by Michael Pekovich and Matt Kenney
  • Video Download
  • Product Code: TP-FWW61067172
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