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Project by kev posted 07-06-2007 10:43 PM 1187 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut





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Lee A. Jesberger

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#1 posted 07-06-2007 11:19 PM

Kev;

Cool looking bench.

Nicely done!

Lee

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#2 posted 07-07-2007 12:23 AM

I love these kinds of benches

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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oscorner

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#3 posted 07-07-2007 01:54 AM

That is a nice slab of Walnut! It makes a great looking bench.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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Roger Strautman

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#4 posted 07-07-2007 04:09 AM

Looks really nice Kev.

-- " All Things At First Appear Difficult"

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Karson

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#5 posted 07-07-2007 04:12 AM

Great looking bench Kev.

I made a short table out of a slab and it was used a lot as a bench also.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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#6 posted 07-07-2007 03:51 PM

Nice homage to George Nagashima, beautiful bench. Jockmike

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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ffej

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#7 posted 07-07-2007 05:04 PM

very nice table!
I love the mass and the legs are well-proportioned too (which seems to always give me trouble when working with slabs)

I have a couple of questions Kev,
1) How did you join the legs to the top?
2) What finish did you use?
3) How did you flatten the top?

I hate to pepper you with questions, but I’ve got a few slabs drying in the garage right now and I don’t want to make any rookie mistakes…

-- Jeff - Pflugerville, TX

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Jeff

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#8 posted 07-07-2007 06:17 PM

Very cool Kev. I find my eye trying to make sense of the angles on the slab. Very engaging and beautiful.

-- Jeff, St. Paul, MN

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CharlieM1958

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#9 posted 07-07-2007 11:17 PM

Very nice. I agree that the proportion of the legs fits the slab very well.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Mark A. DeCou

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#10 posted 07-10-2007 08:02 PM

I think George Nakashima would love it. Good Job Kev!!!

-- Mark DeCou - American Contemporary Craft Artisan - www.decoustudio.com

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#11 posted 07-11-2007 06:51 AM

good looking piece…

-- Dorje (pronounced "door-jay"), Seattle, WA

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