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Unread 12-31-2008, 11:08 PM
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Re: Post Your Reloading Bench Pictures

Here is my set up. Just finished it 4 days ago.

I took the easy way out and went to IKEA and bought a kitchen set up with 1.5" thick butcher block top.

Its 96" long.




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    Unread 01-01-2009, 12:48 AM
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    Re: Post Your Reloading Bench Pictures

    Great idea on adding a plate to help stiffen the top when mounting presses, etc.
    I've seen this before when mounitng a vise to work bench.

    Prebuilt cabinets! Wow... now that's a nice touch!

    When are the rest of you gonna clean those benches off and get us some pics?
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    Unread 01-01-2009, 07:24 AM
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    Re: Post Your Reloading Bench Pictures

    here are a few pics of my bench . I welded a .250 thick plate on both ends of the pipe legs . tapcon screwed into the cement floor . and bolted the press through the top plate . the counter tops were odds and ends from lowes . it's nothing great but it is solid . Jim




    this is my progressive . I got into shooting bullseye and couldn't keep up with my regular press . I only do pistol on it .
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    Unread 01-01-2009, 08:18 AM
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    Re: Post Your Reloading Bench Pictures

    Nothing fancy here, but it works for me.
    FYI, these pics are 3 years old. It's much messier right now.







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    Re: Post Your Reloading Bench Pictures

    MAT G


    I see that you have an Clock on your table .



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    Unread 01-01-2009, 04:07 PM
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    Re: Post Your Reloading Bench Pictures

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    Originally Posted by 4ked Horn View Post
    Getting the reloading / workbench cleared off this time of year just ain't going to happen. I will however post a picture of the basic design. The table top is 2 layers of 3/4" plywood covered with 1/4" tempered masonite. The legs and frame are 4x4 and 2x4 construction and the upright surfaces are pegboard and they can extend the full width of the bench if you make the rear horizontal 2x4s extend that far. The table top is screwed to the frame with 3" sheetrock screws. My table top is 2' deep and 6' wide

    Hello 4ked Horn,

    I like the design of your bench, but am just wondering, is 2' deep enough?

    Cheers.
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    Unread 01-01-2009, 04:12 PM
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    Re: Post Your Reloading Bench Pictures

    Here is my new set-up.



    The top of my reloading bench is old bowling lanes. If you can find a bowling alley that is re-doing their lanes they usually give the stuff away. The center work tables are from Sam's Club.
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