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"No Hurry" Cedar Bench

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Project by jaykaypur posted 11-28-2015 10:25 PM 1374 views 1 time favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Started with a cedar log and used a chainsaw, sanders and dowels to make this bench. The bench measures 42” X 19” X 13” and weighs about 40 lbs. It’s finished with Danish oil and Howard’s wax. All pieces on It fit flush and tight and the whole bench is plumb and level…..which amazed me! This bench build was a “no hurry order” that is now complete. As always, thanks for the looks and comments.

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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 11-28-2015 10:29 PM

That is one beautiful bench!!!!!!!!!

Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 11-28-2015 10:49 PM

Wow! That is great. I’m not sure what I like more, the live edges, or the color of the cedar. I like it all. Also the piece you used for the stretcher looks great. Nice job.

-- Jeff in central Me.

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Roman - THE BOOTMAN

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#3 posted 11-29-2015 12:01 AM

Nicely done!
You know how to hurt a guy, especially when you show your wood cache!
Roman

-- Roman:... These Boots Were Made For 'Talkin'!

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 11-29-2015 12:06 AM

Very beautiful. Nicely done. Usually when they say “no hurry” they want it ASAP.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#5 posted 11-29-2015 12:12 AM

Very nicely done and quite attractive—a definite winner.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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lew

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#6 posted 11-29-2015 12:31 AM

Awesome color/grain hidden in that log!

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

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#7 posted 11-29-2015 12:50 AM

Very nice!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#8 posted 11-29-2015 01:29 AM

Beautiful bench!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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mikethetermite

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#9 posted 11-29-2015 01:36 AM

Beautifully done bench, great job.

-- Mike The Termite ~~~~~ Working safely may get old, but so do those who practice it.

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#10 posted 11-29-2015 02:41 AM

That looks great.

-- mrg

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#11 posted 11-29-2015 02:44 AM

Excellent job on the design and assemble of those odd pieces. Well done.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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bowtie

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#12 posted 11-29-2015 01:56 PM

beautiful Jay.

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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kiefer

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#13 posted 11-29-2015 03:41 PM

Beauty within that old log and you show it well in this bench .
Nice job and there should be one happy customer .
Love the colour .

Klaus

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helluvawreck

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#14 posted 11-29-2015 03:54 PM

This bench looks great, Jay.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#15 posted 11-29-2015 04:01 PM

great looking bench

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