Persimmon bench

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Project by tblrxdave posted 1782 days ago 1345 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bench was built to see what persimmon was like to work with. Highly reactive after sawing the logs into flitches. 2 years air drying. I used simple clets and screws for joinery. I hand planned the top to take the crowns out. That took a while. BLO for the finish.

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#1 posted 1782 days ago

Nice looking wood, great job

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#2 posted 1782 days ago

Nice looking bench.

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#3 posted 1782 days ago

nice bench cool wood

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#4 posted 1782 days ago

I like it. Your bench has a simple and homey feel. Nice work.

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#5 posted 1781 days ago

nice bench, i found persimmon to be very hard. it makes great mallets. i have 2 persimmon mallets that are 30 years old and have been used constantly and show very little wear.

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