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Project by mjon posted 1949 days ago 2530 views 12 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

these are some pic’s of my most recent modifcation of my standard bench design, there done out of honduras mahogany and finished with three coats of teak oil . on this version i lightend the arms and made the seat depth a little shorter as per the clients reuest, they loved them, after making over seventyfive benches i still dont get tired of making these little darlings i just keep modifing the design mabe some day i will get the perfect bench ,but what fun would that be ? —michaeljon.woodworker

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#1 posted 1949 days ago

that is BEAUTIFUL!

the customer must have fell in love with them immediately

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#2 posted 1949 days ago

Benches are very attractive and your workmanship is superb.

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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#3 posted 1949 days ago

Looking good well done

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 1949 days ago

I would love to have this at my house ! I really like the style and woods used.

-- Rj's Woodworks,San Jose & Weed Ca,

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dennis mitchell

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#5 posted 1949 days ago

Perfect bench! All that bench needs to be perfect is to be sitting in my back yard!

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#6 posted 1949 days ago

Wow, this is just beautiful…......... I love the design and the wood choice. Finish and details are just superb and the warm color is really inviting. Great job and thanks for posting.

-- Gene, Majestic Eagle Woodworks,,

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#7 posted 1949 days ago

Great design you have. I see why they are popular. Beautiful anywhere. Nice!!!!!!!!!

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#8 posted 1949 days ago

This is a nice design. Well done.

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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#9 posted 1949 days ago

Wow these are beautiful benches.Great job. I would really love to know where you guys on here get all the lumber? It must cost a fortune. I know that if I was to purchase that kind of lumber here in Newfoundland it would break my bank account.

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#10 posted 1949 days ago

Beautiful work, love the design.

-- Dan Wiggins

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Jesse S

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#11 posted 1948 days ago

i love that bench and beutiful wood

-- Jesse s

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#12 posted 1948 days ago

Wow, those are awesome!! I love the color of the benches when they are in the sun. Nice!!

-- Steve-o

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#13 posted 1871 days ago

Great craftsmanship, & design.

It looks inviting, & comfy.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN.

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#14 posted 1856 days ago

A beautiful bench! Well done!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#15 posted 1850 days ago

Excellent build and design. Nice choice of wood. Looks like you have reached the point of perfection in build and design. Congratulations on a beautiful contest entry and good luck on the outcome.

Ken McGinnis

-- woodbutcher north carolina

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