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Project by Ellinas posted 08-30-2016 04:41 PM 1310 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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jayseedub

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#1 posted 08-30-2016 05:19 PM

Beautiful contrast in woods, and a great creative way to construct, and hide the fasteners!

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gargey

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#2 posted 08-30-2016 06:03 PM

I hope you have more to prevent racking than the very shallow dado and the screws?

Do you have any triangular braces between the bench-top and the legs? The bottom is not visible…

If not, you may want to consider adding something. Over the years, lateral forces will bend the screws until the bench wiggles and ultimately breaks.

Nice design.

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Notw

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#3 posted 08-30-2016 06:07 PM

very clever screw hiding accent strip. well done

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fivecodys

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#4 posted 08-30-2016 09:21 PM

That is really cool. They look GREAT!

-- Chem, Central California

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Ellinas

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#5 posted 08-30-2016 09:40 PM

Thanks everybody for the possitive comments!

Gargey, e wood stripe(3×6 cm) had been added between the legs for more strength,its not visible in these fotos but i dont have more fotos of this project that had being delievered to the client a year ago(with no problems so far!)

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gargey

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#6 posted 08-31-2016 11:45 AM

That’s good. Nice job.

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helluvawreck

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#7 posted 08-31-2016 12:41 PM

Nice work and very practical; they are also very attractive.

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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majuvla

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#8 posted 08-31-2016 01:06 PM

Interesting and unique way of making them,those slots are realy nice.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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JPJ

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#9 posted 09-07-2016 03:48 AM

Nice job!

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