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Front Hallway Bench

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Project by docspencer posted 08-16-2016 06:39 PM 531 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had a walnut slab laying around and since I had never worked with a slab nor built a bench..what the hell. Legs are joined to the top with 1” dowells and epoxy. Seems pretty solid. Two coats of Watco DO so far. Once those dry I think I’ll put on some coats of varnish. We’ll see if my wife likes it in place. If not I’m not sure what plan B is. Any ideas?





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htl

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#1 posted 08-16-2016 07:09 PM

-- There's a hundred ways to do anything, alot depends on the tools at hand.

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#2 posted 08-17-2016 02:09 AM

Nice job!

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#3 posted 08-18-2016 04:49 PM

Plan B is buy a camera so you can take pictures the right way around because your phone is apparently too complicated.

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#4 posted 08-21-2016 03:51 AM

Paul, are you turning the camera sideways (vs vertical)?
If so, are you Left-handed & need to push the shutter button with your Left hand?
If so, That is why they are upside down…

If you were Right-handed, they would be right-side up…

In any event, the final pictures could be edited to ROTATE them to the proper orientation.
... like “htl” did…

I think I would BLO on it… followed by Poly top coat… assuming it’s a bench… a Saddle bench?

BUT… (?)

-- 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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