Making the workbench #12 – Not really

NOTE:Just so you know, this is an older workbench series. Paul has a newer Workbench series. If you are interested in the updated version of Paul’s workbench please click the button down below. This page links to a cutting list, tools list, FAQS and much more.

Garden benches anyone can build. Yet it will take a few days, a few hand tools and few sticks of wood, but you will have your bench and you will never need another unless you want one.

Well, when you think about it, a week ago this didn’t look much like anything more than a bunch of two by’s in B&Q (Home Depot US equivalent) and today I did glue on the main laminated bench tops to the apron boards. This evening I quit with my last clamp up at 9.51pm. Bit too late to post after such a full day. Lots to tell you all beyond the joy of pulling this together two days ahead of schedule. We filmed the whole of it, wrote the whole of, drew the whole of it, photographed the whole of it and now the whole of it is is yours to build at home in your own back yard. In a few short days it will all be a completed how-to for hundreds of thousands of people like you to build their own bench and we will have done what we set out to do.

Next instalment will have to be tomorrow folks. Oh, and BTW, thank you for all of your emails public and private and those following here and on Facebook. The Q’s are really good and I will get my answers to you very shortly.