Workbench Bar, Autumn, 2011. One day a couple came in and said "Oh, you have a workbench bar just like the [Big White Store] on Michigan Avenue!" No, I told her, theirs is pine & pine veneer over MDF; ours is hard maple, the real thing, so you can hammer on ours. Plus if you spill some ice on ours & let it melt it's no big deal. Plus the vise on ours makes a nifty lemon squeezer. Plus the real one is half the price of the copy.