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About ten years ago, I landed another job hanging doors and was grumbling about how much time it was taking — time that was eating up my profit. Back then, I was using carpettopped sawhorses and a traditional door buck. The old contractor I was working for looked at these and commented, "You know, my regular door hanger (who for some unknown reason was no longer with him) does everything from the bench." The idea began to grow on me, until I decided to design and build a door bench that would save me time and motion. It took several years' worth of designs and redesigns before I came up with the final version shown below. Dream Bench I