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Hallway bench

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Project by ajshobby posted 11-24-2016 07:27 PM 358 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Had this cupped piece of white ash sitting in my wood stack for years planning to make a bench out of it. I used mortice and tenon joinery and the domino to attach the cross brace to the ends. There is no racking and supports 3 adults with no problem.

Finished with 4 coats of shellac 320 sanded between coats. Toped with 3 coats of wipe on Polly for protection.

Very happy with the out come. The cupped piece for the top gives a natural but Grove that make sitting on this bench comfortable. Will also double as holiday extra seating for the dining room table.

Thanks for looking

AJ in Minneapolis





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Mean_Dean

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#1 posted 11-26-2016 12:24 AM

That’s a very nice looking bench—I like the leg design, and love the live edge!

-- Dean

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#2 posted 11-26-2016 03:20 PM

nice looking bench

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#3 posted 11-28-2016 07:16 PM

I really love the top and the style of the legs. Awesome outcome – really well done!

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