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Project by SteveC posted 1635 days ago 4292 views 7 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a solid red oak tall Deacons bench I designed and built recently as a gift for my sister.
It’s in keeping with a simplistic shaker style although not QS white as I only had plain sawn red on hand;)

Finish is run of the mill walnut wiping stain and 2 coats of MLC Duravar Post cat conversion varnish.

-- Steve in Kemptville On. Canada





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mikeH

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#1 posted 1635 days ago

very nice looking bench. your sis should be very happy. just another thing that i’ve wanted to build

-- mjhaines

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lou

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#2 posted 1635 days ago

that is beautifull.very nice work.

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norwood

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#3 posted 1635 days ago

that a nice bench well done

-- of all the things Ive lost in life i miss my mind the most

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 1635 days ago

Very nice Steve

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Beginningwoodworker

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#5 posted 1635 days ago

Beautiful bench.

-- CJIII Future cabinetmaker

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buckythegoat

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#6 posted 1635 days ago

Really nice.

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tomfromwinnipeg

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#7 posted 1634 days ago

Very nice, your sister will love it

-- Tom From Winnipeg

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Stanley Coker

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#8 posted 1634 days ago

Very nice, I’ve always wanted to build one of these. Got’a keep those sisters happy.

-- Stanley, North Georgia

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RexMcKinnon

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#9 posted 1633 days ago

Beautiful bench.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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StevesLittleSister

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#10 posted 989 days ago

Hey all… I don’t have a shred of wood-working talent, my big brother got it all, however I wanted to join so I could express my appreciation of my brother(SteveC)’s talent and to confirm that yes, indeed, his sister LOVES her deacon’s bench ;o)

-- Steve's Little Sister, Ottawa, ON http://blog.country.inmusic.ca/

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helluvawreck

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#11 posted 989 days ago

It’s a really nice piece of furniture and you did a fine job on it.

-- 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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jroot

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#12 posted 97 days ago

Very nice. Your sister will really appreciate it.

-- jroot

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