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Project by kiefer posted 08-03-2016 04:25 PM 1053 views 3 times favorited 21 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Just a little Birthday gift made from hickory flooring milled to half inch and carved to add some texture to the top and for accent added a walnut stretcher .
I chose a bench design which I think will work well on the deck or patio as well inside the house .
One of the unique features is the cup/votive holder as it can accommodate several different sizes (pic 6) and is simply done with a large bit followed with progressing smaller sizes and drilled to increasing depth .
Natural finish with BLO .

Comments and questions always welcome

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos





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HillbillyShooter

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#1 posted 08-03-2016 04:28 PM

Nice job—the carved, textured top really raises the bar.

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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Joe Lyddon

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#2 posted 08-03-2016 04:31 PM

Very COOL…

It will be loved to have…

Thank you…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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woodshaver Tony C

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#3 posted 08-03-2016 04:36 PM

It’s a perfect design for outdoors as you stated. Pic #4 really shows off the nice grain. I like how you did the step down for different sizes candles. As always; nice work Klaus!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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Bricofleur

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#4 posted 08-03-2016 04:39 PM

Yet another elegant piece from you. Good use of such wood. I admire you !

Best,
Serge

http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

-- Learn from yesterday, work today and enjoy success tomorrow. -- http://atelierdubricoleur.wordpress.com

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Jim Rowe

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#5 posted 08-03-2016 04:41 PM

Very nice. Thanks for the idea.
Jim

-- It always looks better when it's finished!

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Dutchy

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#6 posted 08-03-2016 04:49 PM

Looks good this bench without a vise. I also love that windmill behind.

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Diggerjacks

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#7 posted 08-03-2016 05:45 PM

Hello Kiefer

Another very nice and original project

I like it a lot

What are the size ?

Thanks for sharing

-- Diggerjack-France ---The only limit is the limit of the mind and the mind has no limit

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DocSavage45

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#8 posted 08-03-2016 06:01 PM

Klaus,

Good to see your work. It’s Kieferesk! workmanship and ingenuity!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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helluvawreck

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#9 posted 08-03-2016 06:51 PM

This piece turned out so nicely and I love the lines on it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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kiefer

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#10 posted 08-03-2016 07:31 PM

Thanks all for taking a look and commenting .
John
Yes the new texture turned out nice and adds to it.
Joe
Yes I think you are right .
Tony
The step down socket is something I developed some time ago and had a lot of good feedback .
Serge
There is always a piece that says make me into ????and I listen .
Jim
I am always willing to share my project designs .
Dutchy
I could not come up with a way to incorporate a vise but maybe on the next one . LOL Diggerjack
12” l X 2 3/4w X 3” h and I will do a blog on another similar one that I think will look better .
Tom
There is always another design falling of the bench as I call it .
Charles
My wife likes the lines also and her friend I am sure will also so they agree with you .

Klaus

-- Kiefer https://www.youtube.com/user/woodkiefer1/videos

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Druid

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#11 posted 08-03-2016 07:36 PM

Very nicely done.

-- John, British Columbia, Canada

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Roger

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#12 posted 08-03-2016 07:40 PM

Really neat Klaus. Your imagination is always right on

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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jaykaypur

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#13 posted 08-03-2016 07:44 PM

Very simple, yet very elegant looking. Like the sculpted top and the step down holes. The walnut runner is just class…....all day long. Nice job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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doubleDD

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#14 posted 08-03-2016 08:00 PM

Everything about it makes it very unique Klaus. Love the carving, style, and the stepped holes are a great idea. I’m writing that one down for future reference. Better light a candle for me, I could use it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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shipwright

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#15 posted 08-03-2016 09:29 PM

Always thoughtful design Klaus.
Nice!

-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/

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