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Project by SawDustnSplinters posted 2082 days ago 1378 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Been busy so I got to make this quick :) EMHE is coming on, hehe…

This is a commission from the last Hill Country show I have to deliver tomorrow to Lampasas, Texas, it is a bench that is 58” inches long to fit inside the legs of a 6 foot farm table. The seat is 18 inches wide, 2 inches thick, and 18 inches tall, legs are hand mortised an inch deep into seat, tite bond 2 and Kreg 2.5 inch screws back it up for strength…as for the leg brace, I stuck a fork in it and it is done, hand rubbed Poly finish for water and food stain resistance….

I told myself this morning I needed a decent photo shoot corner, instead of shooting pics outside or with tools laying all around and lord knows what else… so I took 4, intact, 100 + year old barn gates I have been holding on to forever and screwed them up to a corner in my shop utilizing the ole hinges, shop vacced up all the sawdust and put some lighting in the corner and a hunter green throw rug….and heck it looks ok :)

The third pick is of one of the boards in one of those gates, at first I thought it was two boards cause of a long check, but it is not the plank is one and is 22 inches wide, sweet….

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , http://www.allthingsrustix.com , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”





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TexPenn

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#1 posted 2081 days ago

Beautiful!!!

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com

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SawDustnSplinters

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#2 posted 2081 days ago

Thanx Tex, for the kind comment…. got tickets for Gary P. Nunn at the Luckenbach, TX. Xmas Ball, can not wait….have a good Holidays my friend….

-- Frank, Dallas,TX , http://www.allthingsrustix.com , “I have a REALLY BIG chainsaw”

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TreeBones

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#3 posted 2081 days ago

I just cant pass up this kind of work. Very cool.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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hap

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#4 posted 2081 days ago

very cool. keep up the good work.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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Oak Designs

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#5 posted 2008 days ago

great colours!

-- Ben Bull, Oak Designs - http://www.oak-coffee-tables.com

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moondog69

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#6 posted 1227 days ago

nice

-- al.chazy ny

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