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Dear Chris: I want to stack two WorkBenches. Any advice?

Dear Chris: I purchased your system at Hamvention and wanted to know if you have a means of stacking another board on top of the base? Any advice? Thanks again, John in Ohio.   Dear John in Ohio: It's relatively easy to build a two-layer/double-stack WorkBench. The basic approach is: Use a WorkBench 1007 Base

2022-06-11T10:19:31-04:00Ask Chris|

Where to get fasteners and other hardware?

Dear Chris: I need some small hardware for my project. What's a reliable source? Thanks again, Bruce in Pennsylvania   Dear Bruce in Pennsylvania: Every Phase Dock WorkBench comes with a good selection of hardware you need to assemble the Click/Slides, plus some other items for cable management and build a two-board tower.  The purpose

2022-06-11T10:18:08-04:00Ask Chris|

How to repair cracks in acrylic base or cover?

Dear Chris: What if I crack the Base or Cover while I'm working on it? Any suggestions? Thanks again, Steve in Montana   Dear Steve in Montana: You can crack Plexiglas and it will still be serviceable, as long as it doesn't explode/shatter into a thousand bits. There are a number of chemical solutions to

2022-06-11T10:13:46-04:00Ask Chris|

How to enlarge holes in acrylic base?

Dear Chris: I have a couple of NEMA 14 steppers that I want to mount directly to the WorkBench base. While the screw holes line up perfectly, the large holes are slightly too small. I don’t want to break the plastic, so what is the best way to enlarge them? Would a CNC router work?

2021-12-05T18:30:58-05:00Ask Chris, News|


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