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Two years ago, I was finishing up a rocking chair and thought it would be cool to add the bent laminate support for the back of a bench. So I built this bench for two. It is constructed from koa, a highly prized wood indigenous to Hawaii.

-- cathyb, Hawaii, www.cathyswoodworking.com





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 1868 days ago

Wow thats an amazing bench very beautiful and wonderful design.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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jockmike2

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#2 posted 1868 days ago

You can see the Maloof all over it. Very nice, beautiful.

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

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kolwdwrkr

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#3 posted 1868 days ago

Now that’s a bench I would enjoy!! Well done

-- ~ Inspiring those who inspire me ~

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scott shangraw

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#4 posted 1868 days ago

Nice Settee !!!And great wood!!I would love to make a rocking chair out of some of that.

-- Scott NM,http://www.shangrilawoodworks.com

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grizzman

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#5 posted 1868 days ago

what a beautiful piece…i can imagine two friends sitting for a nice chat …...grizzman

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Christopher

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#6 posted 1868 days ago

This is stunning….

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Charles Maxwell

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#7 posted 1868 days ago

Beautiful piece!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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dustynewt

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#8 posted 1868 days ago

A future heirloom. Absolutely beautiful design, gorgeous wood and excellent execution.

-- Peace in Wood ~ http://dustynewt.com/

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matt garcia

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#9 posted 1868 days ago

Gorgeous!!

-- Matt Garcia Wannabe Period Furniture Maker, Houston TX

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TraumaJacques

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#10 posted 1868 days ago

I have got to start building seating furniture… great job love your choice of wood and style.

-- All bleeding will eventually stop.

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tomakazi

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#11 posted 1868 days ago

Very nice….a favorite for sure.

-- I didn't go to college, I was too busy learning stuff - Ted Nugent

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ND2ELK

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#12 posted 1868 days ago

Very nice bench! You did a beautiful job on it. Love the wood grain. Thanks for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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John Gray

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#13 posted 1868 days ago

BEAUTIFUL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

-- Only the Shadow knows....................

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cobbler

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#14 posted 1868 days ago

STUNNING! The wood is perfect for this project.
You did a great job.
Thanks for posting it.

-- ''Carry on my wayward son''

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Kindlingmaker

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#15 posted 1868 days ago

WOW!

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

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