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I need your support! Please vote on http://www.powermaticstudentvote.com/entries/byron-conn/. This Bench will be featured this year at ICFF in the Furniture Society and Powermatic’s booth. The 12 students selected have been entered in a competition to win a bandsaw. So, if you like this piece or my work please support me by casting your vote!! You can vote every 4 hours until May 20th! Voting does require your email but I have not received a message from them yet.

You can see more of my work at http://byronconn.com/gallery.html
or follow me on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/ByronConnDesign

-- Byron Conn, Woodworking/Furniture Design at Rochester Institute of Technology, http://byronconn.com



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rhett

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#1 posted 444 days ago

I was on the fence with my opinion of your bench, until I saw the final pic. Nice work!

You would get my vote, if I didn’t have to register to do so.

-- http://planeandsimpleblog.wordpress.com/

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Byron

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#2 posted 444 days ago

Thank you rhett, your compliments are enough!

-- Byron Conn, Woodworking/Furniture Design at Rochester Institute of Technology, http://byronconn.com

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DocSavage45

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#3 posted 444 days ago

Byron,

You didn’t mention we have to become members to cast a vote?

I think this is a great piece. Anata no shigotowa taihen stecki desu!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Byron

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#4 posted 444 days ago

Sorry Doc I edited my post to include that. They do require your email, but I have to receive an email from them. Thank you

-- Byron Conn, Woodworking/Furniture Design at Rochester Institute of Technology, http://byronconn.com

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DocSavage45

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#5 posted 444 days ago

You have around 640 votes including mine! LOL! If I remember I will cast another. But Even if you don’t win, Id post this with design magazines? Good feel and great lines in the piece.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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DocSavage45

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#6 posted 444 days ago

Visited your website, I’m envious of the mentors you have had. :) I’m registered. Have you read ” Furniture With Soul”?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Byron

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#7 posted 444 days ago

Doc, thank you so much for your support!!! I have read Furniture With Soul. I hope to send some more of my work to design blogs and magazines as soon as I begin to build a product line. Once I get closer to a production setting I will want all the exposure I can get with the ability to produce. Thanks for reading!

-- Byron Conn, Woodworking/Furniture Design at Rochester Institute of Technology, http://byronconn.com

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Benji Reyes

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#8 posted 443 days ago

You just got my vote. Nice design and craftsmanship Byron.

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts

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#9 posted 443 days ago

Very nice work. Was your joinery traditional or modern?

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Byron

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#10 posted 443 days ago

Thank you everyone for your support! Dave, I am not sure what you mean. I cut all of the joinery on a multi-router and some was done by hand so I assume traditional. Nothing was done by the computer.

-- Byron Conn, Woodworking/Furniture Design at Rochester Institute of Technology, http://byronconn.com

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Mip

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#11 posted 443 days ago

You should shoot these pictures over to John Economaki at Bridge City Tools Works. He has posted some pictures of furniture that have lines similar to this design. He might vote for you, too.

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DocSavage45

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#12 posted 443 days ago

757!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Dave

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#13 posted 443 days ago

Byron you answered it. To me modern would be a biscuit or domino.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Byron

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#14 posted 340 days ago

Thank you all who voted! I won! It was great having you all on my side!

-- Byron Conn, Woodworking/Furniture Design at Rochester Institute of Technology, http://byronconn.com

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Byron

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#15 posted 340 days ago

Whoops, sorry its sideways!

-- Byron Conn, Woodworking/Furniture Design at Rochester Institute of Technology, http://byronconn.com

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