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Japanese Garden Bench #5: Finishing Up

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Blog entry by newTim posted 1954 days ago 3908 reads 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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By popular demand. ;) So here’s the finished project with the first coat of stain. I made some modifications to the original plans one of which is the seat height. At 6’5” it is perfect for me, but about an 1” too tall for my wife who’s about 5’8”. The bench is very sturdy and relatively light weight since it is made out of redwood. I imagine it would be much heavier if I had used oak. Like I said before, this was a fun project and not too difficult, especially with the mortising jig.

-- tim hill www.newcalshop.com



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Francisco Luna

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#1 posted 1954 days ago

Beautifil bench! Congatulations!

-- Nature is my manifestation of God. I go to nature every day for inspiration in the day's work. I follow in building the principles which nature has used in its domain" Frank Lloyd Wright

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Alan

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#2 posted 1954 days ago

Nice, I really like that design.

-- Alan, Prince George

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#3 posted 1953 days ago

That turned out fantastic! Someone looks quite proud of their project – yeah, I would too!

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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spanky46

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#4 posted 1953 days ago

Real nice! Thanks for sharing.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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