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    Small workbench ideas for vice and wheel truing stand...

    I'm asking the brain trust here for some ideas on a smallish but very stable table or workbench to mount a Park TS2.2 truing stand and a vice to. I've been looking for a while now and nothing jumps out. Path of last resort would be a rolling toolbox with a flat worktop, but perhaps someone here has some good ideas on truing stand workspaces.... The vice is a 150mm standard type.
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    Do you hae the tools to build your own...

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    anything wooden that is nice and heavy will do the job. then you can just screw straight into it anything that you want to attach

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    I am clearing my garage out, I have a fold up workbench, that I used for exactly this- it is very heavy and have a 6" vice mounted on it - still got the holes drilled.
    I am in Brisbane, so may not be of any help but anyway- pm if interested
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    Find a rare frame or some rare hardcore 7 inch's and get erle to build you one. He made me some great spoke box's storage holders which fit dt spokes box's perfectly in a busy shop you can easily hold a few grands worth of spokes. All it took was a wristy and a few wheel builds.

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