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#1 posted 02-15-2009 08:47 PM

I like that pinwheel design… very cool.

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#2 posted 02-15-2009 09:47 PM

That’s a Chippendale design it’s a little tricky to half lap the cedar to get the design. Looking at your home page it looks like you have many interest plus police work must be hectic at times.


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#3 posted 05-08-2009 10:48 PM

Beautiful bench Jim… Is that your own design? Very cool!

-- Brad, Oregon- The things that come to those who wait, may be the things left by those who got there first.

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#4 posted 05-09-2009 02:32 AM

Hey Brad
This is a chippendale design used on a number of types of furniture. building details. The idea was from a photo in a magazine.

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#5 posted 12-12-2009 09:40 PM

Nice bench! I haven’t done any chippendale but I would like to try it sometime maybe after the holidays when christmas projects are over. Love your other work by the way

-- Travis Henley, North Carolina,

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#6 posted 12-12-2009 10:23 PM

Nice looking bench Jim !! Great design !

-- John in Belgrave (Website) ,

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#7 posted 12-13-2009 02:15 AM

Thanks Travis and John

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#8 posted 02-13-2010 12:51 PM

Nice outdoor bench great design!!

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#9 posted 03-31-2010 09:26 PM

Very nice. Is this your design, a refurbish, or plans? My wife would love that. I’ll be refurbing two benches later this year. Nothing facy like your bench.

-- Harold

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#10 posted 04-01-2010 01:42 AM

That’s a Chippendale design Harold I made it from a photo of the same design. Good luck on your refurbing job.

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#11 posted 05-29-2010 12:33 PM

It’s a very beautiful bench, I love the lightness, it’s really elegant.

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#12 posted 11-10-2010 02:25 AM

Great bench Jim !!! like the design on it !! very classy !!! your a great woodworker Jim !
Youve given me an idea !!! with that design !!

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#13 posted 11-10-2010 04:09 AM

That is a very clean, light design. Nicely done, Jim.


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#14 posted 03-23-2011 08:33 PM

Beautiful bench! How has it weathered since you made it?

-- Myanna, Boston

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#15 posted 03-23-2011 09:46 PM

Welcome to LJs Myanna
This bench has grayed out nicely over the last couple years. Thanks for your kind words.

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