Nelson platform bench/table copy...

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Project by Daniel Graff posted 2548 days ago 2628 views 9 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

One of my first attempts a few years ago at “fine woodworking”

Made as a gift, it is of course a direct rip off of George nelson’s ( ) Platform Bench: .

This version is primarily a coffee table. Though I have seen people sitting on it (and I cringe every time)

60” x 21”, strips are 1” thick, hard maple, wipe of poly. (my finishing skills as laaaaacking) NO metal—large finger joints and glue.

Thanks for looking,

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#1 posted 2548 days ago

Very nice piece Daniel, keep up the good work. Need anything just ask. mike

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

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#2 posted 2548 days ago

This is a very nice table. Welcome to LJ’s.

-- CanuckDon "I just love small wooden boxes!"

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#3 posted 2548 days ago

Fine, indeed.

-- You can discover more about a person in an hour of play than in a year of conversation. (Plato)

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#4 posted 2548 days ago

beautiful table-”bench” (just had to say that cause I think that I’d probably sit on it as well. We used to have benches that looked like that when I was in college.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (

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#5 posted 2546 days ago

Looks Great…. I ‘ve seen similar pieces in a museum. Your looks better!

-- "Everything that is great and inspiring is created by the individual who labors in freedom" -- Albert Einstein

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#6 posted 2546 days ago

Just a beautiful piece of woodworking art.

VERY well done. Thank YOU for sharing this beautiful piece this with all of us.

-- Carpe Lignum; Tornare Lignum (Seize the wood, to Turn the wood)

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#7 posted 2546 days ago

Nice and tight joints. The fact that it handles people sitting on it is a testiment of how well you built it.

-- Jesus is Lord!

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#8 posted 1231 days ago

nice simple lines and great looking table

-- Dave from Buffalo Grove

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