Bench for my Father

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Project by Christopher posted 05-02-2009 11:26 PM 1797 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I built this bench ten years or so ago for my father as a gift. The design came from a plan I had purchased and I ended up building 3 of these. I need to take more pics and as soon as I do I will add them to the project. After building these I realized I didn’t really like building from plans and haven’t done it since. It is solid ash with mortise and tenons to join the top to the feet, other than that it is mostly dadoed, screwed and glued.

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#1 posted 05-02-2009 11:34 PM

Hey Christopher
This is a real nice bench .Days gone buy they would call this a phone bench. really good build.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#2 posted 05-03-2009 12:10 AM

Yeah! Phone bench! I couldn’t remember what they called it, thank you!

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#3 posted 05-03-2009 01:00 AM

Very nice Christopher, The Ash is beautiful wood.

I’m kind of like you, if I do have a plan, I usually modify it to my liking.

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

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#4 posted 05-03-2009 04:16 AM

Hi Christopher

Great bench and great present for your dad. I am sure he was pleased with your gift.

God Bless

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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#5 posted 05-03-2009 01:30 PM

Very special project for someone special to you! Nice work.

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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