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A Light Settee

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Project by Valete posted 09-10-2018 01:31 PM 671 views 2 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The design comes from MATTHEW TEAGUE (FineWoodworking Magazine (JANUARY/FEBRUARY 2001) Light Settee in Cherry).
Made it with Brazilian Canela. For the seat I used a synthetic fiber. Finished with Tung Oil.





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recycle1943

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#1 posted 09-10-2018 01:46 PM

sweet – I know there’s a lot more to it but the dowell accents really set it off

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#2 posted 09-10-2018 02:24 PM

very nice,so simple in design yet so beautiful.i can only imagine how much time was spent just weaving the seat.great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Valete

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#3 posted 09-10-2018 02:49 PM


very nice,so simple in design yet so beautiful.i can only imagine how much time was spent just weaving the seat.great job.

- pottz

Almost 8h of work in weaving. 180 meters of fiber. :)

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#4 posted 09-10-2018 06:56 PM

Nice real good work!

-- Petey

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#5 posted 09-10-2018 08:02 PM



very nice,so simple in design yet so beautiful.i can only imagine how much time was spent just weaving the seat.great job.

- pottz

+1 awesome build, thanks for sharing.

Bill in MI

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#6 posted 09-10-2018 09:09 PM

Be proud. You did a very nice job. The weaving is wonderful.

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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therealSteveN

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#7 posted 09-10-2018 10:13 PM

That is a handsome bench, and that weave is very nice.

Thanks for posting, and congrats on your 3.

-- Think safe, be safe

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#8 posted 09-10-2018 11:12 PM

That is just simply beautiful. Clean simple lines and the weave is incredible. I’d be proud to have one of these in my home for sure.

-- Kim - imperfection is the pursuit of perfection

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swirt

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#9 posted 09-11-2018 01:19 AM

Wow. That bench looks great. Cool work on the seat.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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isotope

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#10 posted 09-11-2018 01:30 AM

I love that bench. Beautiful.

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#11 posted 09-11-2018 04:13 AM

nice work – great job getting the weave nice and evenly tensioned.

-- “The two most important days in your life are the day you are born and the day you find out why.” Mark Twain

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#12 posted 09-11-2018 11:34 AM

getting the weaving tight and well done is quite a skill, and the bench is nicely crafted. Enjoy your new bench!

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#13 posted 09-11-2018 04:36 PM

I like classic, not complicated design. Nice joinery too.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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#14 posted 09-12-2018 06:44 PM

Very elegant. Well put together. Beautifully done.

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#15 posted 09-12-2018 09:06 PM

Really sharp! I like it, and appreciate the labor that went into that!

-- Pete

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