Side skirts on the bench, tops-to-be leaning against the cupboard behind them.
Properly picked and planed pine prevents poor performance!
The narrower boards become legs, stretchers and bracing.
While the students worked on other things, I glued up the tops between cauls. These are ugly but quite effective, and cut down on time spent flattening the tops after assembly.
After Saturday they didn't look like much - - just some leg assemblies and sides put together. Having been through this project several times I was excited and pleased to see things coming together neatly and easily.
Sunday's work was a bit hectic, so I don't have photos of every step. But once things are assembled and we're all working on truing up the tops, the shop starts to look a little overpopulated as far as benches go!
Their expressions say it all. Tired but justifiably pleased with all they've gotten done in 16 hours!