Roubo, take that

Here’s another reminder to watch the blog posts by Roald Renmælmo and Tomas Karlsson  – I’ve put links to their work before, but just want to remind folks that there’s very interesting work going on in Scandinavia that’s not spoons! Imagine –  PhD work on carpentry crafts. Today Roald added an English post about their reproduction of a bench from the shipwreck the Vasa – doesn’t it look great?

The almost finished workbench of the Vasa model are set up in our improvised workshop in Mariestad. Photo: Roald Renmælmo

If you like workbenches, etc – there’s lots more pictures here:




4 thoughts on “Roubo, take that

  1. Thanks for the photo and link, Peter. That is a great looking bench. The length would really be stable and I am glad to see all of the holdfast holes in the bench. It’s amazing what can be done with some creative use of holdfasts. Most workbenches need more holes!

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