66 – Extreme Torsion Box Assembly Table Part 4 Final Outfeed & Multifunction Workbench w Storage

Complete set of 3D Plans in All sizes are available through this link;

Many of us don’t have room in our shops to have a separate Assembly Table, Outfeed Table, and Woodworking Bench. And we are always short of storage in our woodshops. This table is a request from several of my Patreon members and followers of the channel.

Why a Torsion Box?
A Torsion Box is a method to create a table top that cannot bend, flex, or warp in any way. And above all else to be perfectly flat. And that’s really it. The ultimate goal is simply to have an unchanging laser-flat surface.

With that we can now use it to assemble and build our furniture. The surface becomes a reference surface since it is perfect. We can check square from it, and parallel from it. And it makes assembly much easier and much more accurate. It enhances all aspects of a furniture build and becomes the focal point of both the assembly phase, and nearly all aspects of your woodworking.

People asked me if I had a video of my old torsion box assembly table. I didn’t. So I decided that this is a must do project. And probably the most requested project I’ve ever done. I sent out questions to see what people would like. I tried to combine all of those with my thoughts and create something that could take on many sizes. I designed this in 3 different table sizes with full plans for each. A Full Size 4’ x 8’ Table, A Mid-Size 3-1/2’ x 7’ Table, and A Smaller 3’ x 6’ Table.

It’s an upgradeable tool for the workshop. The Extreme Torsion Box Assembly Table can start out in life very simply. I’ve engineered the leg assemblies in such a way that you can start with just the basic leg unit and the torsion box top and have a fully functional assembly table. Then as time goes on, you can upgrade by adding cabinetry. You can do it with shelves or even cabinet doors. Then as time and finances permit, you can push it to the extreme and add a bench vise, with bench dog holes, full drawers and even clamp racks at the ends. This will help break the cost of the project down into thirds. And it’ll let you upgrade whenever your needs change to warrant it.

Things we used for this project:

Extreme Duty Casters
or Medium Duty Casters
GRK #12 x 5-5/8” Screws
GRK ¼” x 2” screws (for casters)
Quick Release Bench Vise bigger version
or Quick Release Bench Vise smaller version
Bench dogs
T-Track and hold down clamps
4’ Universal t-Track
T-Track intersection kit
Drawer Slides 16” for 8’ table
Drawer Slides 14” for 7’ table
Drawer Slides 10” for 6’ table
Screws for drawer slides

100 grit SandBlaster Ultra Flexible Sanding Sheets
150 grit SandBlaster Ultra Flexible Sanding Sheets
220 grit SandBlaster Ultra Flexible Sanding Sheets
320 grit SandBlaster Ultra Flexible Sanding Sheets
Style-Line Soft-Sander 4-1/2”, set of 6 profiles
Titebond III Wood Glue
Deft lacquer
Deft Lacquer Gallon size
Minwax Paste Wax

Thor’s Hammer Woodworking Mallet: https://kingsfinewoodworking.com/collections/thors-hammer-woodworking-mallets/products/woodworking-mallet-like-thors-hammer-from-lignum-vitae
Drawer Edge Router Bit
3/4” Carbide Straight Cutting bit
Whiteside Model UDC9112 Spiral Combination Router Bit
Chamfer router bit
Porter Cable Dovetail Jig Kit
Self Centering (Vix) drill Bit
Quick Squeeze clamps
Parallel Clamps
Woodpecker’s Square
Micro Jig Grr ripper push block
Japanese Kataba Saw
Silicon glue brush kit

Video for building the Extreme Cross Cut Miter Table Saw Sled:
Video for Building the Exotic Wood Bench Vise:
Video on How to Cut and Make Half Blind Dovetail Drawers:

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