Workbench Wednesday – Announcement, “FORP 2019!”

We interrupt our regularly scheduled programming for this special announcement

From Benchcrafted mavens Jameel and Father John Abraham comes this exciting news:

“After four years of catching our breath, and pining (oaking?) for another week building the sweetest benches with great people and amazing French oak from the Jefferson Administration, we’re excited to announce The French Oak Roubo Project III!”

You can read the full announcement and the details at the link above.

The event is schedule for October 13-18, 2019 in Barnesville GA, about an hour south of Atlanta.

If you have ever had the unscratchable itch to build a “to die for” workbench with timbers from trees probably alive during Roubo’s lifetime, alongside a cadre of folks who will become friends-for-life, this is the event for you. I will be one of the facilitators as in the previous two iterations, anxious to redeem myself from being merely a one-legged cheerleader in the aftermath of my broken hip the previous time.

Here are a few images from my memory bank in the previous two events, especially the first one when I started building my own..