Cherrry benches

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Project by RayNY posted 10-11-2008 02:45 PM 1131 views 7 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I just made these for a client. Two matching cherry benches that fit under their bedroom windows. The drawers are cherry and poplar with hand cut dovetails.

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#1 posted 10-11-2008 02:49 PM

Fine looking piece of workmanship.

I like the detail in the drawers.

-- Making scrap with zen-like precision - Woodbutchery

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#2 posted 10-11-2008 02:56 PM

Those are really nice. I like the way the legs are exposed through the top. The pulls fit the piece perfectly

-- Scott - Chico California

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#3 posted 10-11-2008 03:00 PM

Ray, I love the simple design and excellent craftsmanship. Beyond that, your composition and execution of the photography is equally appealing. Nice job

-- I love the smell of sawdust in the morning....

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#4 posted 10-11-2008 03:40 PM

Very nice! Thanks for posting.

-- Dennis Zongker

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#5 posted 10-11-2008 03:43 PM

very nice. and I agree with Chcowoodnut.

-- F.Little

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#6 posted 10-11-2008 03:55 PM

The finish is shellac, and wax, and a little time in the sun. I used a little boiled linseed oil just before applying the shellac.


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#7 posted 10-11-2008 04:42 PM


-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#8 posted 10-11-2008 04:55 PM

Good Job. I like them.


-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#9 posted 10-11-2008 06:07 PM

Beautiful Ray. Those dovetails are fantastic!

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#10 posted 10-11-2008 08:42 PM

Very neat halfblind dovetails. Great job.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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