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Walnut Bench to match/complete a set

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Project by Pete Shively posted 10-24-2017 10:59 PM 568 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My neighbor wanted a 4th bench to complete a walnut table and set of 3 benches that were handcrafted by her grandfather in upstate New York in the late 1990s. The last picture is of the bench that I attempted to duplicate. Getting all the angles to match was a bit of a bear, but the final finish came out nice.

-- Pete Shively in Madison





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#1 posted 10-25-2017 01:49 AM

Looks like you matched it nicely. Well done.

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#2 posted 10-25-2017 02:44 AM

Bee-U-tee-Ful

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#3 posted 10-25-2017 01:19 PM

This is fine bench and you have done a fine job on these. They look like they are very sturdy and well built and the wood is beautiful.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 10-25-2017 07:36 PM

Nice work, Pete. Great looking bench.

-- "My god has more wood than your god" ... G. Carlin.

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