Once the bench was glued together and the bottom slats were cut to size, it was time to finish the bench. We knew that the bench would spend spring, summer, and fall in the Palouse hills in Eastern Washington and get some significant sun exposure...
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Location: Bothell, WA
Geotechnical Engineer by day and an amateur, self taught woodworker by night.
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Once the rails were done, it was time to move onto building the back of the seat so that all of the components could be glued together. The design calls for tenons to be cut on each end of the back slats to fit into a groove cut into the top of t...
I’ve decided to finish blogging about building my Uncle’s Bench. After finishing up the sides it was time to switch my focus to the cross beams. They probably have a different name that is more associated with furniture and woodworki...
Now that the legs are done, it is time to connect the front legs to the back legs. The first piece will support the seat and fits into the mortises that I previously cut into the legs. The tenons were a lot easier than the mortises and I just sn...
After getting the parts laminated, the first step is to cut and form the rear legs of the bench. These have an 11 degree bend to support the back of the bench so the rear legs start out as a pretty big chunk of wood. I used masking tape so I cou...