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Widow Bench

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Project by woodchuckwoods posted 01-25-2016 06:23 AM 1067 views 2 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I call it the Widow Bench. I used a left over piece of Sycamore from a bar top I had built earlier. The legs are made from a dyed maple, first they were dyed red then distressed and then stained grey and finished with clear poly spray on.

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#1 posted 01-25-2016 11:13 AM

Wicked legs there. Looks great!

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#2 posted 01-25-2016 12:43 PM

awesome legs – spider bench ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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#3 posted 01-25-2016 04:05 PM



awesome legs – spider bench ?

- recycle1943

I think I see the black widow’s hour glass.

Very handsome piece of furniture. Well done WCW.

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#4 posted 01-25-2016 04:34 PM

very cool design love how you sculpted the seat like a rocker great job.

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#5 posted 01-25-2016 04:43 PM

It’s very creative and nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#6 posted 01-25-2016 05:43 PM

Great Design!

Any issues with movement or stress?

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#7 posted 01-25-2016 08:22 PM

hi great bench love the shape off the legs nicely don

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#8 posted 01-25-2016 09:26 PM

Great job! I like the look and the finish. Thanks!

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#9 posted 01-26-2016 12:06 AM

That’s a super slick project. Very creative.

How’d you carve the seat?

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#10 posted 01-26-2016 02:17 AM

Doc, There has been a little twist in the slab but not much she still sits flats.

Rusty, I used a grinder to get it close them a rotax with a sponge pad to finish it off.

-- check out my blog @ http://galleryofwood.com/blog

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#11 posted 01-26-2016 04:43 AM

Very unique legs and the finish is great. Love this piece

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#12 posted 01-26-2016 04:54 AM

Very cool

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#13 posted 01-26-2016 07:10 AM

great looking bench!

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#14 posted 01-27-2016 12:55 AM

That’s an amazing looking bench—and it looks like it’s gonna crawl off somewhere!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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