Mike Owens

Musings

... And Things I Find Interesting

Building My Workbench

I built myself a workbench for woodworking that should last for the rest of my life. It is based off of an 18th century French design by Andre Roubo. It's a beast, and I'm very happy with it. Here's some of the original drawings from Roubo: Finished, my bench is about 8 feet long, 2 feet deep, 39 inches high, and probably weighs a couple hundred pounds at least. …

calendar Dec 15, 2019 ... clock 6 min read ... tag woodworking

Project: Box for Salt & Pepper

Used some leftover teak to make a little box to hold the salt and pepper shakers.

calendar Oct 20, 2019 ... clock 1 min read ... tag woodworking