Craftsman Bench

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Project by Greg Mitchell posted 07-18-2007 02:29 AM 4850 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I built this bench to sit at the end of our bed. It is built out of red oak, dyed, and then a few coats of oil/poly. It has been a very useful piece of furniture.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#1 posted 07-18-2007 02:46 AM

Very nice. Is this your own design? What type/color dye?

-- Common sense is so rare anymore when you do see it, it looks like pure genius.

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#2 posted 07-18-2007 04:14 AM

Good looking bench, what size are the legs? 2×2?

-- Dan in Central Oklahoma, Able to turn good wood into saw dust in the blink of an eye!

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#3 posted 07-18-2007 04:27 AM

The legs are 3” x 3”. I did not have any plans to go by. I just did a simple drawing and worked out the dimensions. The dye is Trans Tint med. brown.

-- Greg Mitchell--Lowell,

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#4 posted 07-18-2007 04:52 AM

Beautiful, nice solid look.

-- Bob

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#5 posted 07-18-2007 11:38 AM

it is beautiful and .. yah.. beautiful

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (, Young Living Wellness )

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#6 posted 07-18-2007 06:15 PM

I love the design and the finish. Wonderful!

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

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#7 posted 12-21-2008 04:12 PM

Great looking ….really like the finish…looks good

-- Todd, Oak Ridge, TN, Hello my name is Todd and I'm a Toolholic, I bought my last tool 10 days, no 4 days, oh heck I bought a tool on the way here! †

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#8 posted 12-21-2008 07:09 PM

Nice Bench I Love red Oak

-- Jim, Kentucky

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