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Stuart Ingrouille
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House-dad, amateur woodworker, and anti-theist
House-dad, amateur woodworker, and anti-theist

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It’s time to sign off on another project at Goatboy’s Woodshop – I declare the workbench finished! This, the final post in this series, will be a bit picture heavy because there’s not really much else to say.

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Whilst I was on holiday in France we stayed near a little village called Le Bugue, and nearby is an excellent little theme park called Le Bournat. The theme is early 20th Century and it is basically a reconstructed village circa 1900; with a school, farm,…

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We’re cooking on gas now! The final component for the bench was the leg vice, and in an earlier post I showed how I had cut the threads for the screw and nut so that I could install the nut in the leg. Well, as well as a screw, the vice needed a chop and…

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Hello fellows. I’ve been away for a couple of weeks, touring around France with the family, but I’m back now and ready continue with the saga of the workbench build. When I last posted, I had got to the point in the story where the bench itself was…

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This is a bit of a sidetrack from the Workbench Project but fret not; it will bring us back on topic before this post is done.

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I feel at the outset of this post that ought to offer up some apologies. Firstly, I must apologise to anyone who happened to be in the vicinity of my workshop around the time that this post covers. Secondly, to you dear reader, I apologise because I…

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The last part of the main construction was the four stretchers. I marked out for the mortise and tenons by clamping the stock to the leg and running a knife down to mark the shoulders.

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Late last year I put in a few days labouring work for a friend who was demolishing an old timber house so that he could build on the site. A lot of the timber was rotten, and he was saving most of the good stuff for his wood burner, but he let me have a…
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