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Teak table and benches made for taller family. Used loose tenons and dowels on table while using mortise and tenons on the framework of the benches. Teak oil finish
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#1 posted 05-16-2014 04:39 AM
I really like this design! Did you create it yourself?
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#2 posted 05-16-2014 07:39 AM
I think it is beautiful. Too often we only think of teak for decking. It’s a beautiful wood. I can imagine that it’s a pretty heavy table though.
-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.
#3 posted 05-16-2014 12:39 PM
The table is based on a farm house style while the benches where as I went and what I had kinda thing
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#4 posted 05-16-2014 03:37 PM
That’s a beautiful set. You did a fine job on it.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau
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#5 posted 05-16-2014 03:58 PM
I bet that wasn’t cheap.
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#6 posted 05-16-2014 04:39 PM
Very rich looking.
-- Gary, Florida
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#7 posted 05-16-2014 11:11 PM
The simplicity of the design creates a very elegant style. VERY well done sir!
-- -- "Never underestimate the power of a kind word, a good deed, or a table saw."
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#8 posted 05-18-2014 05:22 AM
Great job! I really like the benches. :-)
-- He who dies with the most tools... dies with the emptiest wallet.
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#9 posted 05-22-2014 03:45 AM
where did you find the teak at a reasonable price?
#10 posted 05-22-2014 11:30 AM
Nowa, I live in Grenada W.I. It’s the southern most Caribbean island and teak trees grow here on the island. All the teak used in this project was local rough sawn and I milled it down flat and straight. I buy the teak at 4.50 a board foot. Yep not a typo 4.50
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