The smaller work bench (Click Me) as been serving me well, but it could use a bit of an improvement in a couple of areas. One thing it was lacking was a good bench vise. A Craigslist find later and I’m in business. The top of the bench was thick enough that I just drilled and tapped the mounting holes:
Which meant I was pawing through piles to find what I was after. A score of three drawer box from a tradesman van helped this situation out a bit. Cleaned up the drawers, and modified the bench to accept them:
It’s nice having a horizontal working surface again!