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Project by Alvarez posted 1563 days ago 1066 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was built over the weekend, sort of a rush job, she needs it finished by the end of this week, so I was a bit busy…Built of Pine and used the Kreg Jig for all of the joints. Will finish it with a varnish this week.

-- Alvarez





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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#1 posted 1563 days ago

Very nice project. What color will you varnish it – if any color?

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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Alvarez

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#2 posted 1563 days ago

Thank you Roger, she wants a clear finish to match her other furniture…..

-- Alvarez

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richgreer

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#3 posted 1563 days ago

Very nice job.

I particularly like the slats in the back. Did you cut those out with a band saw or jig saw or did you eat out the waste with a dado blade. If it were me, I think I would use a dado blade.

I’m impressed that you did this in a weekend. On the other hand, pocket hole joints are fast. I doubt that you could have done this in a weekend with M&T joinery. I know I couldn’t.

-- Rich, Cedar Rapids, IA - I'm a woodworker. I don't create beauty, I reveal it.

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Alvarez

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#4 posted 1563 days ago

RICHGREER…THANK YOU FOR THE COMMENTS…..
I DONT HAVE A DADO SET THAT WILL TURN ON MY SMALL TABLE SAW SO I HAD TO CUT THESE WITH A REGULAR BLADE ON THE SAW..
YEA, THE KREG JIG PRETTY MUCH ELIMINATES DRYING TIME THAT OCCURS DURING CLAMPING..MAKES LIFE A LITTLE BIT BETTER..

-- Alvarez

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Rick

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#5 posted 1563 days ago

Alvarez:

Very nice Bench. “Classic” Design is very appealing. Thanks for the “Step By Step” photos, adds a lot to the Posting of the “Project”.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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schloemoe

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#6 posted 1562 days ago

I like the bench alot tell me did you have plans or was this something you designed? I would like something like that for my entry way.

-- schloemoe, Oregon , http://www. woodrehab.blogspot.com

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Alvarez

91 posts in 1694 days


#7 posted 1562 days ago

Thank you Rick, appreciate the comments….
Schloemoe, I designed the bench myself as I do for all my benches.
The design on the back piece is a common look here in the Southwest along with the dentils….
Thank you for the kind words…

-- Alvarez

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a1Jim

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#8 posted 1561 days ago

unique bench great job

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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