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Laundry Bench

This bench was built for a farmhouse in Victoria that was looking for an open-style, sturdy bench that they would place a sink and taps into. Timber was chosen that had less flaws and all open grain was sealed with resin. We then added more coats of oil than usual to reduce the chance of any water penetration.

 

We enjoyed building this bench because, although it was a simple bench to build, the finish quality had to be of the highest standard.

Laundry Bench

08 May, 2017|Bench, House|0 Comments

Large Hybrid workbench

When this customer came into our workshop to discuss us making a bench for her, she looked at our assembly workbench said that she wanted one just like ours. The workbench takes the Standard workbench and adds a Jarrah board where you work most frequently hence the name РLarge Hybrid workbench.

The bench shown is 1800×1200, with a Jarrah strip on the top as a re-inforced work surface. As the customer said, almost all of the hard work we do on a woodworking bench is in a small area.

There is a wide apron on all sides with this bench to create a heavy workbench that won’t move during any process and gives a vertical clamping surface wherever you need it.

Being a kit bench, it will take at least 2 people to lift the top into position.

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14 December, 2016|Bench, Commission, woodworking|0 Comments

Kitchen bench extender on castors

The customer runs a cooking school and was looking for a way to extend their kitchen bench and have it on castors to give them flexibility when not teaching.

The solution we came up with fits on the end of the bench, where the grain of the timber flows the leg panels and top. Being 50mm thick, the bench is solid while still being easy to move on the locking castors.

The photo shows the shipping panel attached to secure the legs during transportation.

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01 September, 2016|Bench, castors, Commission, House|0 Comments

Big Black Bench

This bench is a real hybrid for the client, lots of storage with a stainless steel top and blackened jarrah features. There is cabinet storage, drawers and a tool box included in this 2.4m long bench. The blackened jarrah creates a great contrast between the timber and the stainless steel top on half of the bench top.

Being one of the last benches using flooring particleboard, it would have been nice to see this with plywood as the panels in the drawers and storage.

Big Black bench

15 July, 2016|Bench, Commission, woodworking|0 Comments

Our first commission – Breakfast Bar

The client requested a bench that would fit in their kitchen at work and would not take up much space. The answer was this high and long bench that would fit along the wall and bar stools could fit under. It measures 2.4m x 500mm wide and 900mm high and the top is made from particleboard.

Breakfast Bar

05 July, 2016|Bench, Commission|0 Comments