I just got back from the Woodworking in America hand tool conference, and wow, was that impressive. The companies making tools, the talented presenters and – most encouraging – the numbers of young woodworkers attending made this past weekend something special.
But, what really got me going was a visit to the vendor’s area very early on Saturday morning. There, I saw an impressive collection of workbenches tool manufacturers were using to display and demonstrate their wares.
If you don’t have a bench, or are looking to replace one… well, I have some inspiration for you.
Here are a sampling of the benches out in front… some sweet specimens: