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Paul Sellers
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I use an 8′ bench at the school shops because I look over the student benches from behind mine. I would whenever possible have a freestanding bench I can work from both sides for practical reasons. A bench against the wall means I am constantly turning larger stuff around to get it in a position I can work on it from.