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Sawmill slab bench- customer order

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Project by PhillipRCW posted 02-03-2015 03:53 PM 1008 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another not so fancy customer order. I didn’t want to plane this down too much. This slab of white oak was cut quite a few years ago and had a ton of character from the old saw marks and aging. . I had to sand it down some to make it palatable to the hind parts of the woman buying it. Still waiting for a more impressive commissioned build to come it, but it’s still nice when any money rolls through the shop.

-- Phillip- Measure twice, cut onc.... Hey look, it's rustic.





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DLC

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#1 posted 02-03-2015 06:34 PM

Nice. What method did you use to join the legs to the top?

-- Daniel, Durham, NC

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PhillipRCW

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#2 posted 02-03-2015 09:10 PM

Just pocket holes and a few dowels. I stood on it and wiggled around. Pretty happy with the stability.

-- Phillip- Measure twice, cut onc.... Hey look, it's rustic.

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#3 posted 02-04-2015 01:29 AM

Great bench.love the live edge.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#4 posted 02-04-2015 06:11 AM

Cool bench. I really like the above mentioned quality control technique. ” I stood on it and wiggled around.”

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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