Do you stand or sit
|SR 71||08/04/2020 08:57:45|
433 forum posts
Having spent a few hours in my hanger yesterday, as you do, i wondered how many of us stand all the time when building,i never sit down, in fact i dont even have a chair in there
|ken anderson.||08/04/2020 09:25:28|
8635 forum posts
am a stand up lad..
ken anderson...ne..1...standing dept.
|Callsign Tarnish||08/04/2020 09:27:36|
100 forum posts
I stand for the cutting and gluing etc, sit for jobs like soldering.
|308 forum posts|
As my current build is too big for my workbench, it is on the dining room table. I am making good use of the chairs!
9196 forum posts
Sit and stand, though my motorbike injury won’t let me stand for too long.
|Ron Gray||08/04/2020 09:49:02|
|1920 forum posts|
Unless it's a very small model (indoor) I stand, as sitting I can't get to all parts of the model.
253 forum posts
Standing mainly, for hours at a time ...I do have a stool, but mainly use it if I'm soldering or doing some close up delicate work, ... oh yes, and I sit down when my other half brings me a cuppa, bless her
|Peter Miller||08/04/2020 10:11:20|
10959 forum posts
Mostly stand but do sit quite often as my bench is a bit too low
|Tim A||08/04/2020 11:05:55|
|229 forum posts|
Always stand, probably due to work we never sit at the bench.
|Stuart C||08/04/2020 11:09:00|
|128 forum posts|
Armchair engineering for me.
|156 forum posts|
Stand up too for me
|306 forum posts|
Bench height built for standing so I can reach/move around the model.
|David P Williams||08/04/2020 12:06:57|
902 forum posts
Me too. Built my main bench at 1 metre high - perfect standing working height for me. Have another bench for sitting, mostly for soldering.
I also bought one of these which makes standing all day much easier on the legs and feet.
81 forum posts
Stand, I do have a chair in the workshop but I only use it to stand on and reach things.
|13 forum posts|
Both! I have a workbench made out of an old cabin bed, allowing me to stand or use a bar stood or sit if I want to.
235 forum posts
I stand to build and sit down on an old stool from a breakfast bar when contemplating my next move and enjoying a brew and a biscuit!
1424 forum posts
I've gone back temporarily to a temporary workbench, which is a drafting machine table, so the height is too high really to sit, so for the moment I stand. For the past half a dozen years I've been using my ex-office desk as a workbench, with reduced headroom as it was located in the eaves of the house, so that was all sitting down. I prefer to stand.
632 forum posts
With large tool cupboard within reach (a triple wardrobe much modified -I do have to get up to reach over to the third section). Unfortunately, to get to building materials I have to get up and take one step to the side.
Yes its a small room, limits my builds to about 6ft span.
|Pete Crosby||25/04/2020 23:20:19|
107 forum posts
I like to sit to build, but do machine work standing up. I have my little shed setup so i can sit at a my bench and work on most things aero but I also make static scale stuff and scifi stuff., The other end is raised up to kitchen worktop hight. On my high bench I have drill press, bandsaw, sanding machine and a small CNC router, my sitty down side has electronics dev/repair area and 3d printing space,
I have to sit most of the time as I have a damaged knee and a done in hip... no been replaced yet.. dont want too.
|172 forum posts|
I usually stand but that makes my back ache sometimes. I made a workstand thing that goes in my bench vice to allow small items to be worked on with a straight back. Got the idea from a utube video of a high end watchmaker factory in Switzerland. It doubles as a fretsaw bench and a flat cutting board. The black cutting board is a discarded chopping board from SWMBO. It works very well for me and also has the advantage of moving small items nearer my aged eyes.
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