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Workbench Magazine 1965 Sept-Oct Cobblers Bench Coffee Table 1.0.0

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This is a scanned document of the now defunct Workbench Magazine of this era. Permission was granted by the new Workbench Publication for The Patriot Woodworker community to copy and use the old Workbench Magazine at our pleasure, and for free distribution and re-use.



Used as a coffee table the cobbler's bench is one of the most colorful and practical adaptions of Early Americana. The bench pictured and described, which is a faithful reproduction, will enhance the beauty of any room with  traditional decor.

Workbench Magazine Sept-Oct 1965


I love cobblers benches, dad made one many years ago for uncle, and it turned out to be the discussion of many a party and get together. You can use the cobblers bench for a coffee table, end table, or even to work on in a real life working environment.

The schematics of this plan are good, they assume the builder already has a grasp on the fundamentals of woodworking. Have fun!

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