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My first couch.

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Project by tamtum posted 05-17-2015 07:12 PM 846 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s my first couch and in fact is my second real furniture (the first is not ready yet haha) . It was a challenge for me because i had and old couch from my grandmother about 100 years old and I would like to make a copy from it using my band saw and my lathe for the first time. In the last photo I have the old and the new.

-- Alexander , Greece, http://alekosbiki.wordpress.com/





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panosam

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#1 posted 05-17-2015 09:14 PM

nice and traditional! weel done

-- panosam

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#2 posted 05-18-2015 12:50 AM

Very nice. It will look great when you het the finish on anf the pad on.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#3 posted 05-18-2015 02:02 AM

Excellent work. Very nice for sure.

-- I've almost got all the tools I need, almost.

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#4 posted 05-18-2015 03:57 PM

Looks beautiful. Is this a common Eastern European design? It has a lot in common with the Hungarian benches I looked at when I was making this bench:

http://lumberjocks.com/projects/82669

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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#5 posted 05-19-2015 07:44 AM

bonobo, I don’t know if its common Eastern European design. This design as I know it’s an Aegean design and you can find it in the island of Greece, I guess as many other design you can find in Eastern European country. The common history of this area has create common design in many constructions.

-- Alexander , Greece, http://alekosbiki.wordpress.com/

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#6 posted 05-19-2015 12:40 PM

This is a beautiful project and so well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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