Redwood Benches

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Project by Pete Mohr posted 12-23-2009 12:51 AM 1549 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A couple of benches made from dawn redwood.

-- "Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another." -Anatole France

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#1 posted 12-23-2009 01:36 AM

Who is Dawn and why’d you take her redwood? ;-}

That’s a really pretty bench; even before I looked at the closeups I liked it.
After seeing the closeups, I really like it! Well done.

-- Gary, Florida.

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#2 posted 12-23-2009 01:41 AM

Very nice! What kind of wood did you use for the wedges and butteflies?

-- Steve - Impatience is Expensive

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#3 posted 12-23-2009 01:41 AM

Wonderful bench Pete great wood and fine details.

-- Custom furniture

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#4 posted 12-23-2009 02:11 AM

Great looking benches! I’m impressed

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#5 posted 12-23-2009 04:42 AM

very cool.

-- hap, gunbarrel city tx.

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#6 posted 12-23-2009 07:40 AM

Beautiful bench! I love the design. What did you use for a finish?

-- Carl from La Pine, Oregon

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#7 posted 12-24-2009 03:22 PM

Thanks guys!

The butterflys are purpleheart and the wedges are a from a chunk of burl of unknown origin. No finish. Just letting it weather naturally.

Here’s the lowdown on Dawn Redwood:


-- "Man is so made that he can only find relaxation from one kind of labor by taking up another." -Anatole France

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