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Blog entry by MOJOE posted 01-31-2010 05:45 PM 686 reads 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hey All,
The wife has expressed an interest in a bench seat to match our kitchen table. I would like to match the wood if possible. Not really sure what it is though. It’s fairly light in color, and seems to be pretty open grained. The end-grain looks alot like oak. Anyway, check out the pics and see if it looks familiar.
Thanks,
Joe

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!



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hObOmOnk

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#1 posted 01-31-2010 06:02 PM

Asian parawood.

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paulcoyne

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#2 posted 01-31-2010 06:08 PM

i know that to be called rubber wood also known as parawood most mass produced furniture coming from indonesia is made from it…

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Rubberwood

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Karson

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#3 posted 01-31-2010 06:47 PM

You might have to buy a table and use the materials from it to make your bench. Try a used furniture store to get it at reasonable prices.

Or buy her a new table and benches that match.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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MOJOE

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#4 posted 01-31-2010 07:01 PM

Thanks all!!!!

-- Measuring twice and cutting once only works if you read the tape correctly!

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