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inlay piano bench

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Project by dand posted 1264 days ago 1216 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello lumberjocks.
This is a bench i built for my wife out of birch and jetoba. The birch is from some trees i fell a few years back and got a buddy to mill to 5/4”. This explains why alot of my projects are made from this,even the bowls. (not Maple).
The joinery is interesting the draw dowls for the mortise and tennon are used to dowl the shorts of the box. Wish i took pictures when gluing up. Got the idea out of a magazine but they had some pretty strange ways of going about things that i side cut around.
The inlayed jatoba is to represent sheet music and the arms a type of cleff. Probably greek to anyone but a musician, my wife loved it so whatever.
Thanks for viewing.
Dand.

-- Dand Kaslo





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 1264 days ago

Sweeeeet!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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Kindlingmaker

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#2 posted 1264 days ago

Your work on the legs and arm rests are super! A beautiful show of your craftsmanship!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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fernandoindia

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#3 posted 1264 days ago

The most important thing is : your wife loving it.

I do also, and i´m needing one.

-- Back home. Fernando

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Stormin

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#4 posted 1264 days ago

Nice looking job Dand I can almost see it from my place down the lake here at Destiny Bay

-- I started off with nothing I have most of it left

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exelectrician

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#5 posted 951 days ago

Totally cool.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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