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I made this couch out of pine and put a couple of coats of polyurithane on it. I ended up selling it at a consignment auction.
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#1 posted 01-21-2011 07:26 PM
This settle reminds me a bit of my Stickely settle. I like the style of yours very much.
-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."
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#2 posted 01-21-2011 07:45 PM
Great piece. I am planning to build a new set of furniture next summer. Did you use plans? Would love additional close-up photos.
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#3 posted 01-21-2011 07:57 PM
ooh… ii like that. I was just looking at one similar in a movie last night and admiring it!
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#4 posted 01-21-2011 08:50 PM
Thanks for the comments. CPLUSWoodwoodworker I designed it myself so the plans are in my head. If you wanted some of the demensions I would gladly give them to you. Like the seat part you make as long as you want and make it as deep as you want. I made this couch 6ft long and 2 1/2 ft deep. If you want the demensions I can give them to you.
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#5 posted 01-21-2011 11:13 PM
Ver nice project. I have a hard time making boxes and you guys are making furniture.
#6 posted 01-24-2011 12:06 AM
It is the slats in the back that interested me most. Did you M/T them or ???
#7 posted 01-26-2011 07:21 PM
CPLUSWoodworker how I did the back wasn’t that hard. With that one I glued two 2×2’s one to the top part and the other to the bottom part. Then I glued and nailed each of the slats to the 2×2’s. When I make another one though I am going to dole pin them together. But you can do it anyway you want to. That is one nice thing about my designs you can change things on them and it won’t mess the project up.
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#8 posted 02-04-2011 06:47 PM
Nice looking project, your design is a good one, thanks for sharing
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#9 posted 11-03-2011 06:25 PM
Love this piece—have you made a day-bed along these same lines? My wife is bugging me to do one.
-- “In my walks, every man I meet is my superior in some way, and in that I learn from him.” ― Ralph Waldo Emerson
#10 posted 11-03-2011 07:05 PM
Hi Luckysawdust, I have not made a day-bed like the couch. I have thought of it but haven’t done it. It would be real easy to do though. If you want me to I can give you the rough measurements and you could go from there. Just let me know.
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