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Cherry and walnut bench from a slab I milled.

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Project by HalDougherty posted 10-12-2009 02:45 AM 2151 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A while back I posted some photos of a cherry log I cut into slabs. http://lumberjocks.com/projects/19868 Today I roughed out a bench from one of the slabs. It has one coat of tung oil and I’ll use 0000 stainless steel wool to rub in several more coats, then after 30 days or so, I’ll finish it with wipe on poly or varnish. I made it to put in the shop with the rest of the cherry slabs I’ve cut. They are ready to sell and this bench should help them find homes.

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com





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rosewood

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#1 posted 10-12-2009 02:49 AM

i love furniture from slabs,
great works,

Rosewood,

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#2 posted 10-12-2009 12:47 PM

Great bench!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#3 posted 10-12-2009 03:15 PM

Nice!

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#4 posted 10-12-2009 05:29 PM

Nicely done ,a great look with good wood choices.

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#5 posted 10-12-2009 08:12 PM

Beautiful bench and good pictures. Thanks.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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