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This bench is going in a meusem

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Project by Billp posted 05-31-2016 10:04 PM 2370 views 1 time favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This piece is going in a meusem on South Manitou Island ,northern Mi. It will hold antique wooden toys for the kids to play with. They can also play checkers and chess. Made with QSWO I veneered the checker board and then I inlayed it into the top. I used torsion hinges so the kids wouldn’t pinch their fingers. I gave it a antique oak finish sealed with shellac then top coated with urethane. Half blind dovetails. I got the idea for the legs from LJ nackedwood. Hope you like it.

-- Billp





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SPalm

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#1 posted 05-31-2016 10:21 PM

Nice.
You should be proud, that is a really good idea.

Steve

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#2 posted 05-31-2016 11:15 PM

The bench looks great. I’ll have to look for it next time we are there.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#3 posted 06-01-2016 12:34 AM

Nice bench, impressive legs. I’m surprised the museum lets the kids play with the antique toys.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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#4 posted 06-01-2016 12:37 AM

Pretty cool. Not too many LJs will ever get to say their work is in a museum ;)

-- Bill, Yo!......in Brooklyn :)

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#5 posted 06-01-2016 03:35 AM

I like those curved massive legs.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#6 posted 06-01-2016 05:05 AM

Great work on a very nice looking bench.

-- Drew in Ohio -- "The greatest wealth is health".

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#7 posted 06-01-2016 09:46 AM

Very, very nice!!

-- You can trust Mike -" because I will never pull your stash!" See my show weekly at Stumpynubs.com

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#8 posted 06-01-2016 11:23 AM

Deserves a place in a museum! Great work.

-- Bailey F - Eastern Mass.

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#9 posted 06-01-2016 11:26 AM

Those legs are massive! They must be seriously stable – this whole thing looks fantastic! Nice work

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#12 posted 06-01-2016 02:45 PM

That’s very creative and a real beauty.

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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#13 posted 06-01-2016 03:56 PM

I like the design a lot, well done.

-- Allen, Colorado (Instagram @bobasaurus_woodworking)

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#14 posted 06-01-2016 10:49 PM

Very Good! Congratulations a job well done.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#15 posted 06-04-2016 12:28 AM

very unusual and striking design .. well done

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