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Project by jcsterling posted 12-18-2014 05:08 PM 1185 views 4 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

narrow walnut bench for a customer who needed this before Christmas. walnut natural edge top with walnut legs. Legs are attached to the top with mortise and loose tenon joinery. simple quick project shipped it out yesterday. 10×44 x 18

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776





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siavosh

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#1 posted 12-18-2014 05:09 PM

Simple and elegant showing off the wood. Nice work!

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jcsterling

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#2 posted 12-18-2014 09:55 PM

thank you!

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#3 posted 12-19-2014 01:02 AM

Looks great—love the live edge!

-- Dean

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#4 posted 12-19-2014 01:15 AM

Great looking bench. Love the live edge.

Does that loose tenon joinery make for a solid/rack free joint? You must trust it since you didn’t use a ‘stringer’ between the legs?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#5 posted 12-19-2014 02:27 AM

gfadvm, the bench is very solid.. no racking

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#6 posted 12-19-2014 02:31 AM

Thanks John, I have wanted to do one that way but was skeered to!

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#7 posted 12-19-2014 01:17 PM

so will the joints get glued together or stay a dry fit?

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jcsterling

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#8 posted 12-19-2014 02:03 PM

Lanaug, you must glue the joints

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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