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  • gittyup
    replied to Carving Position
    That's just the top, when you buy it without the legs. It's misleading, I know. The legs weigh close to that again. I would estimate each of the 4 legs weighs 35 to 40 lbs. I regularly handle 40 lb weights. So I have a good idea what 40 lbs feels like to lift. I would say that 250 lbs is likely...
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  • gittyup
    replied to Carving Position
    I haven't used it yet. But, I don't thing It's going anywhere. It weighs over 250 lbs. Legs are thick cast iron with tension rods. I don't see it moving. It's rock solid. But, yeah, if it does sand bags should be an easy fix. Raises to 90 degrees and rotates 360. Locks where ever you want it. Raising...
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  • gittyup
    replied to Carving Position
    My new carving bench - Veritas. It's very well made and quite stable. I'm preparing my first project to use on it.

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  • gittyup
    replied to Unusual Portrait
    I'm a novice at this stuff. But if I were doing it, I'd lower the black areas and then color the lowered surface dark. Lots of options for coloring from paint, stain, dye, ink to burning. If light surfaces are left flat as they appear in the image, it would be easy to color and clean off the raised...
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  • gittyup
    replied to Carving Position
    I've been carving on my ww bench to take advantage of the dog holes. It's about 34" high. I sit on a kitchen counter height bar stool. It works but shoulders do get stiff after awhile. So this week I purchased the lee Valley Veritas carving bench. Can't wait to get it. I was going to wait until...
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  • Really nice! Love it. Your client must have some house.
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