I still remember when my father bought me my first workbench of my own. He ordered it from Sears, back when the catalog pick-up window was much busier at Sears than their front cash registers, and we picked it up in a big flat-pack box, took it home, and assembled it. I still have the bench, too. (Well, Sean has it, actually. It was eating up space in my storage unit, and Sean needed a bench.)
TM reader Litcritter‘s bench, however, is much, much cooler. Not only did he make it himself for his daughter — it was also a present for her fourth birthday. Further earning the TM crew’s respect, he built it out of scrap from around the shop. We also love his selection of tools for her, including a coping saw, a hand drill, a hammer, and a clamp. (Note that these roughly mirror the selections recommended in If I Had A Hammer, a book on woodworking I had as a kid.)
Anyway, this is thoroughly awesome. Check out Litcritter’s photostream for other cool shots of his projects, and if you get a chance, we’d love to see your project in our Flickr pool.
Daughter’s Workbench [Flickr]