> If you're going to do any soldering, I also recommend making sure you
> have a solid surface to solder on. While a workbench of 2x4s may be
> easy to cheap, the first time a bead of hot solder drops through a gap
> you'll find out why I recommend the solid surface. (Plus it keeps
> screws and things on the table...)
** I found many years ago that covering the work bench top with carpet was
a cool idea.
It prevents scratches to the items under repair, keeps all small parts from
rolling about and is much nicer to work on than plywood or Pineboard.
May need replacing every 15 to 20 years.