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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #15 on: September 19, 2016, 03:39:59 PM »

I've got clearance to run the beer lines into the family room i'm remodeling...sooooo  :drunk :drunk :drunk

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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #16 on: September 22, 2016, 01:56:00 PM »

due to the complexity of the project, I had to hire some experienced help...relatively low cost of the occasional bowl of ice cream.  But has has been helping me, and he gets a kick out of it, and its more fun than walking around the neighborhood.


The grand scheme is to to have it look like this:



Right now i've got a couple of the work surfaces built but not really fully assembled.  Also plan to add some eletrical outlets to the table tops, some USB outlets too...new overhead lighting.

Its big...the tables are 8ft long, the big table is 28" wide, the smaller one is 20, the back wall will be 2ft x 10ft....

Lots of rooms to spread out.



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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #17 on: September 22, 2016, 02:00:15 PM »

That's awesome. I can't wait to see this finished.

I have a converted bedroom, but I haven't figured out any way to work the space yet.
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #18 on: September 22, 2016, 02:49:30 PM »

whats not pictured, the mountain of materials lol

like I got issues...serious issues.

I need more drawers so I can hide more stuff from watchful eyes lol
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #19 on: September 22, 2016, 04:01:08 PM »

Very cool project.  I'm looking forward to seeing how it turns out... just don't let the little guy do all the heavy lifting.
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #20 on: September 22, 2016, 05:39:34 PM »

Very nice, Matt. You are a man of many talents. I'm sure your helper will pick up on all your skills.
Make sure to put a locking mechanism on those taps, or your helper may start experimenting before you're ready.
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #21 on: September 22, 2016, 06:20:15 PM »

Tap locks are good for greedy friends and neighbors too...

just found out there are two home Brewers in my neighborhood....I'm really starting to like the new place lol
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #22 on: October 07, 2016, 11:20:52 AM »

production will be back up and running tonight lol...going to build the back wall cabinet sections, and pegboard.  Cheapy workshop style with 2x4's. 

added a large flouro light on the ceiling, but i'm not loving it...casts some funky shadows.  Will probably do a set of recesssed can lights in the ceiling following the top of the work surface. 

Another drawback in the rough surface of the plywood, and the edge...as soon as anything like silk touches it, it frays...not too mention any kind of dubbing gets stuck to it...so off to Homies this afternoon to see if I can find something interesting to paint it with, or perhaps just stain and spar varnish like my old tops.  I just never liked the dark top...makes it hard to find things.  Top will also need to be trimmed out with something a bit smoother to make it easier to work with long materials when they come into contact with the edge of the table

I'll take some more pics tonight/tomorrow/end of the weekend
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #23 on: October 07, 2016, 12:41:56 PM »


Just buy a gallon of West Epoxy (at $150) and 207 hardner and clear coat it  :lol
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #24 on: October 07, 2016, 12:53:20 PM »

ha...might blow my budget a little bit lol

i'm thinking a couple coats of paint, and a couple coats of water based polyurethane over it.  I'm debating a little half wall around the top back edge that faces out into the basement.
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #25 on: October 07, 2016, 12:57:21 PM »

I just spun around in my chair at my work desk and realized that i'm just subconsciously re-building my work cubicle in my basement...just has feathers instead of spreadsheets and formulas lol
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #26 on: October 07, 2016, 02:49:50 PM »

HAHAHAHAHAHA That's hilarious.
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #27 on: October 07, 2016, 03:59:16 PM »

ha...might blow my budget a little bit lol

i'm thinking a couple coats of paint, and a couple coats of water based polyurethane over it.  I'm debating a little half wall around the top back edge that faces out into the basement.
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Not sure if you remember, but my bar top at my house that I built took like 6 coats of Varathane stain & poly - very smooth,  color and coat at the same time.  Pretty happy with the outcome
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #28 on: October 07, 2016, 07:31:37 PM »

I'll look into that stuff!  Seems much easier.
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Re: "Dream" Flytying Bench
« Reply #29 on: October 07, 2016, 09:18:10 PM »

Get that funky shelf liner from the '70s with flowery patterns and cover the plywood  :)
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