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DIY Fly Tying Bench

This is a discussion on DIY Fly Tying Bench within the Fly Tying Tools forums, part of the Fly Tying Forums category; I don't use this much anymore since I now have a dedicated tying desk and a vise with a pedestal ...

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    DIY Fly Tying Bench

    I don't use this much anymore since I now have a dedicated tying desk and a vise with a pedestal base but here's some pictures of a (small) bench that I built in 2005. It was a fun weekend project. It was nice to have on trips when I would make my friend drive, sat in the passenger seat and tied on the way.

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    And here are the rest of the pictures.

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    awesome work!

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    Very nice. Looks better then the ones in most in catalogs.

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    Thanks, I was really happy with how it turned out. Especially since I had never done any wood work or anything. I remember getting the idea from another site that made one out of cutting boards and I just modified it a bit. I don't remember the exact material costs but it wasn't much at all.
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    I like the idea of using the swivel or lazy susan base.

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    You could have fooled me. It looks like you have been doing wood working for quite awhile. Very well done.

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    That was all my friend's tools that I was using. And yea, I really liked hacking the lazy susan base. I'm thinking about making another one as I gave it away to a friend once I got the dedicated desk I use now. I have some ideas on perfecting it as well so we'll see how it turns out. I may stain it darker too.
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    Awesome job!

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    That was awesome Luke... As I was looking I was thinking of reasons to abandon my tying desk.

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