Sunday, December 28, 2014

(The Bench Parts) Split Top Roubo Bench Progress as of December 28, 2014

Today got some 2 inch P.U rollers for the roller bracket and some bullet catches for the bench dogs.

Not to mention, did some initial marking and carving to the parallel guide. Here're some pics.....

Updated : May 16,2015


Split Top Roubo Bench legs coated with Linseed Oil. All mortises and tenons are completed.

Bullet Catches for the Split Top Roubo Bench Dogs. I've decided to go with the rod type of bench dogs.

P.U wheels for the roller brackets.

Parallel Guide marked and outlined for farther hole drilling (5/8").

Thursday, December 25, 2014

(The Sliding Deadman Rail) Split Top Roubo Bench Progress as of December 26, 2014

Progressing on Split Top Roubo Bench....

Installed a 1x1 inch V-bar (metal) for the sliding deadman to the long stretcher. 3 sets of  2 inch screw bolt are welded to the inner side of the V-bar ( as shown in the pic).

Edited: As you can notice that the wood are slightly darker now, more brownish in color. This is simply because the woods are now coated with 2 coats of Linseed Oil.

Raw V-bar metal 1x1 inch on both sides.

V-bar welded with 3 sets of 2 inch  screw bolt are then inserted into long stretcherof split top roubo bench

Welded screw bolt and the V-bar

Final piece of the split top roubo bench sliding deadman's metal rail.

Thursday, December 18, 2014

(The Bench Legs Pins) Split Top Roubo Bench Progress as of December 18,2014

Manage to stuck in those brass pegs for the upper and lower stretchers.  And the wagon leg vise is looking good, will carve out the chop next. Those brass pegs/pins will be cut to a 1-3/4 inch.

16 pins for the attachment of upper and lower short stretchers of the Split Top Roubo Bench.

All mortises and tenons for the Split Top Roubo Bench legs are cut.

Split Top Roubo Bench legs are temporary attached with upper and lower short rail fastened with brass pins. Also visible are the components/parts for the leg vise and parallel guide.

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