The Work Bench

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rake60

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Does anyone else have a work table that looks like this?

I'd like to day that's an exceptionally bad day, but the truth is it always
looks like that. If I clean it up I can't find anything.
 

wareagle

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Yes. However, mine is not nearly as clean. :lol:

I built a table that is three and one half feet wide and seven feet long. The top is a surplus chemical resistant labratory table top (the reason for the odd size) that I came across a few years back. BTW, it is one heavy top! The frame is built out of two inch 14 guage square tubing, and the legs are made out of 2 1/2 inch schedule 80 pipe. It stands about forty four inches above the floor and is on casters. One end has a vice mounted on it, and there is electrical outlets that are mounted face down underneath the bench top. The outlets have a cord that can be plugged into a power outlet nearest to the bench (wherever it may be) to have conveinient power on the bench.

The only problem I have with it is that it tends to collect things rather well. I guess that is my fault :roll:. I don't have any pictures available right now, but will have to post some soon.
 

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Same here. I usually clear a little space for the project du jour, but the rest seems to always be 3 deep in parts and such.
 

ed miles

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There is a very old saying that says "A clean bench is the sign of a sick mind". If that be the case, I guess we all have very healthy minds and preffer to stay that way.

Ed
 
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I totally agree with that, my bench is spotless.

John the corkscrew
 

theplotz

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these are not mine we share them as a famly four of us theres dad 2 sons and one grandson (thats me)

this is my desk made out of 80/20

this is the bench that my grandfather made in the late 50's (i think) its the junk bench

this is the newest additon to our benches 1/2 in plate top but its not finished yet. there are more but these are the main ones
 

tattoomike68

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All my bench space is a huge mess right now, tools piled on top of tools.
 

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Rake mine looks real close to that except I don't have those cool engines sitting amoungst the cluttler...and no ash tray. I had to quit smoking in July.
 

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theplotz , what is that on the desk with the meters? A variable power supply built into a old speaker cabinet?
 

theplotz

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well sorta, its a variable supply with some other TV equipment into a wood box my grandfather made
 

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I'm very happy to see that I'm not the only person so messy :big:

I think that sometimes the work bench can be well arranged, but it doesn't stay clean for a long time (if you are working around)

rake60 I like your set of micrometre, I have to buy one sooner or later... ::)
I have only a couple of digital vernier caliper (one of very good quality), but they aren't enough to get accurate measurements in all circumstances

 
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