Schwarz on Workbenches

French Workbench Class – Day 3

The problem with Wednesdays at Kelly Mehler’s School of Woodworking is that Kelly and Teri are a bit too nice to the students and instructors. That’s the evening when the Mehlers shut down the school a little early to feed the students a light dinner, some wine and beer and bring in a masseuse....

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‘Ole Blue Boy’

Apparently, the first thing one needs to do when they join the Popular Woodworking Magazine staff is build a workbench. I’m OK with that, as I’ve never really had an official woodworking bench of my own. Sure, there was a workbench that I used when I was in school, but that belonged to UMASS...

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Report: LVL Workbench After (Almost) 2 Years of Use

I find it curious that, more than a year after the November 2009 issue, I’m suddenly getting a spate of questions about the LVL Knockdown Workbench Editor Christopher Schwarz and I built. The most common question – and one that makes sense – is, “How has it held up?” We built the bench to...