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Project by geekwoodworker posted 12-18-2017 12:25 PM 501 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this bench so I had a place to sit and put my boots on for the winter. The seat is made from Ash and the legs are Elm.





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Ron Aylor

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#1 posted 12-18-2017 12:58 PM

Good job. Was this milled on your homemade band saw mill?

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  Knowing how to use a tool is more important than the tool in and of itself.

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luv2learn

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#2 posted 12-18-2017 04:06 PM

Awesome job on the joinery. Love it!!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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ralbuck

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#3 posted 12-18-2017 05:43 PM

I like everything about it.

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR

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#4 posted 12-18-2017 10:21 PM

Great looking bench—I like the joinery and the live edge!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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geekwoodworker

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#5 posted 12-18-2017 10:54 PM

Thanks everyone.

Yes this was milled on my homemade sawmill.
The elm was actually a small 2’ stump I found in my dads bush that had been cut and was lying on the ground for a few years. I figured why not cut it up and see what I get. The angle on the feet is where the wedge was cut out of the tree.
The ash seat was a log that I found in dads firewood pile and rescued it. It has a nice crotch in it that I cut off the top and still have.

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