I built this workbench with my dad out of jarrah and wandoo roof timbers. The top of the bench is pine.
If you're in Perth WA, we got the wood from Cape Salvage in Landsdale and the vise we found at Carba-tec.
plastic mitre box
Step 1: Cut wood to selected dimensions
Measure and the beams to the required size. We cut off the edges so we would have a straight edge to measure from.
We started out using the square as an edge to run the guide of the reciprocal saw along to get a straight line. We moved to hand sawing for most of the checks out of the wood because it was more accurate.