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Old 11-14-2006, 06:57 PM
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How much would it cost to do a work bench that is approximatly 3' x 10 - 12'?

I am thinking about putting a stainless steel topping on my work bench, however, I have no idea where I would even start, where I would get the supplies, or how I would attach it to the wood that is currently on there.

Any information about it would help a lot!

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Old 11-14-2006, 06:58 PM
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I know how I would attach it, but I no idea where you would buy a sheet that big.
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Old 11-14-2006, 07:06 PM
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Default Re: Stainless Steel Work Bench

Even if I have to attach like 2 or 3 sheets, that's fine.

Any idea on price? How to attach it?
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Old 11-14-2006, 07:14 PM
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Even if I have to attach like 2 or 3 sheets, that's fine.

Any idea on price? How to attach it?
Drill holes in the perimeter of the ss, use a countersink bit and countersunk screws.
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Old 11-14-2006, 07:43 PM
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We asked about this for the workbench, the guy at Home Depot directed us to their construction division. Maybe check a metal shop?
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Old 11-14-2006, 08:18 PM
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Try going to an A/C or sheet metal shop. They can also bend it for ya. You will probably spend a pretty penny but its worth a shot.

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Old 11-14-2006, 09:46 PM
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If you can weld it would be pretty kool to make one
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Old 11-15-2006, 04:59 AM
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Go to your local Steel supply factory and they can hook you up. They have rolls of Stainless steel that they can cut to length for you. They should charge by the linear foot.
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Old 11-15-2006, 12:53 PM
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I'll tell ya this much.. Stainless is NOT going to be cheap especially for that much... Sheets usually come in 4x8, and for a work bench top (with a plywood base) you will want 1/8" or more... Mild steel would be a bit cheaper, not sure if rusting would be an issue depending on where you put it and such. For that much your looking at AT LEAST $400 just for a sheet...
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Old 11-15-2006, 02:00 PM
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5'x10'x16gage approx. $625 stainless steel plate


Sketch something , I will make a print for you.
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