Mid-century Maple Carpenter's Workbench c.1960
An original mid-century carpenter's workbench. The base is stamped "Made in Finland" and has two working steel vices, a pull out draw, large bottom storage, an inlay section for carpenter's tools, several "dogs" (used to hold wooden pieces in place) spaced along the front and "14" stenciled on the side. The piece is structurally sound and has retained the original finish.
- CREATOR Unknown.
- DATE OF MANUFACTURE c.1960s.
- MATERIALS AND TECHNIQUES Maple. Steel.
- CONDITION Good. Wear consistent with age and use.
- DIMENSIONS H 31.5 in. D 38 in. W 66 in.
A carpenter's workbench is essentially a table fitted with various holding devices, such as bench stops and vises, made sufficiently strong and massive to be used for a variety of woodworking operations.