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BenchCrafted Split Top Roubo Plans
Ref: BC-RP

This Split Top Roubo bench plan is based on Andre Roubo's bench from Plate 11 of L'Art du Menuisier, with the added capabilities of the BenchCrafted vices.
BenchCrafted developed this plan so woodworkers could build a bench using the BenchCrafted Tail Vice and Glide Leg Vice without having to figure out all the details. Simply follow the measured drawings and instruction notes.

The measured drawings consist of four 20 inch x 30 inch (508 x 762 mm) printed pages, showing the bench in numerous views, exploded, and with details of each part. Extremely comprehensive and concise. Printed on 20-lb. bond paper, edge bound, and shipped rolled in a tube, not folded.

Notice: this bench plans come in imperial measurements only NOT in metric! Example. If you are living in the metric world you need to multiply every number by 25.4 or alterate the plans.

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BenchCrafted Split Top Roubo instructions can be found here

Price: 23.75 (Including VAT at 20%)

BenchCrafted Split Top Roubo Plans


BenchCrafted Benchmakers Package - Hardware only no plans
Ref: BC-BP

Typical captive nut arrangements for knockdown bases involve either a square nut, recessed hex nut, or short, slotted cross-dowels. All of these fasteners make it tricky to assemble the joint without some frustration or extra tools.
The BenchCrafted barrel nuts and end cap barrel nuts are the ideal choise for making knock-down joints in workbench bases.

The set of 4 zinc-plated steel Barrel Nuts are over 2 inch (50 mm) long and are slightly undersized (25 mm) to fit easily in a 1 inch (25.4 mm) diameter hole, making it quick and easy to mill the joint and then assemble the base. The Barrel Nuts work best in a 1-3/4 inch (45 mm) thick rail, but they can work in thinner stock as well. The protruding end of the nut, with it's V-groove for grip, lets you insert and adjust it with a free hand while tightening the bolt with the other-you don't need a tool to insert or rotate the nut. Once you feel the bolt threading into the Barrel Nut, finish tightening the joint with a socket wrench. Four, 8 inch X 1/2inch-13 steel bolts and washers are included. Bolts and washers are black finish.

The pair of End Cap Barrel Nuts included is packaged with two 3/8inch X 5inch black oxide hex head bolts and washers, and can be used to build knockdown joints in thick wood for any workbench, or even furniture. Each End Cap Barrel Nut is 3-1/4 inch (82 mm) long overall, and fits loosely in a 7/8 inch (22.2 mm) hole. The 3/8 inch /9.5 mm) tapped cross hole is 11/16 inch (17.5 mm) on center from the end.
Both sets made in America from zinc plated steel.
Also included: 4 Spax Lag Screws 5 inch x 3/8 inch with Torx50 head for attaching top!

Wooden parts NOT included!

Weight 2.4 kg

Benchmaking Hardware Package Contents:
2 Sets End Cap Barrel Nuts with bolts and washers
4 Pieces Spax Lag Screws 5 inch x 3/8 inch
4 Sets Barrel Nuts with bolts and washers

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Price: 59.50 (Including VAT at 20%)

BenchCrafted Benchmakers Package - Hardware only no plans



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