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Project by cwdance1 posted 1867 days ago 2330 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Go easy guys on me as this is my first ever piece of furniture. We needed a bench for the bathroom, so I was inspired by all the projects here to build it myself. The top is pine and legs are oak taken from the old vanity top. As you can see in the second picuture it goes good with the new tile and the shutter I did some time ago. Still working on the grouting but the tile is finally up. I did make a mortise on each of the legs. First time I tried to do that too. No close up as the joint was not as tight as I wanted it to be. Over all it came out good enough for its job.

Thanks for looking.
Terry





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cabinetmaster

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#1 posted 1867 days ago

Great job. Looks fantastic and useful.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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lew

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#2 posted 1867 days ago

Great Looking Bench!

The choice of wood looks great with the tile colors and the privacy shutters.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Sawdustonmyshoulder

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#3 posted 1867 days ago

cw,

Nothing to ashamed of here. Looks great and you did a nice job on the finish.

Keep up the good work and won’t be long until you’ll be putting us all to shame.

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

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CharlieM1958

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#4 posted 1867 days ago

For a first piece of furniture, this is a beauty. I can’t say mine came out this well.

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

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patron

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#5 posted 1867 days ago

you are doing fine ,
it looks real good !
welcome .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 1867 days ago

hey Terry
This a super bench great job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Moron

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#7 posted 1867 days ago

Nice!.............looks sturdy!

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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Beginningwoodworker

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#8 posted 1867 days ago

Nice bench.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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BeachedBones

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#9 posted 1866 days ago

Nice bench & the tile and shutters are looking good too!

-- You know.... I think that old wood needs to be furniture.

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hasbeen99

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#10 posted 1866 days ago

Nice work! I’d build one for my wife if we had the room.

-- "The only thing that counts is faith, expressing itself in love." --Galatians 5:6

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Monty Queen

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#11 posted 1856 days ago

Terry: Great job it looks great. Before you know it you will be running out of room in your house to put all your furniture. Thanks for your postings, keep them comming.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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