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Project by CAT posted 04-14-2011 04:42 PM 1901 views 6 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my try at a number of things glueing a large top tapered legs mortis and tendon jontes on the cross members by hand, dolwing the legs togeter oh the top is ceder and oak and the legs are oak

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#1 posted 04-14-2011 04:47 PM

Very nice, like the design!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#2 posted 04-14-2011 05:01 PM

Great job, looks well built, solid!! My wife would be lined up for this one!!

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#3 posted 04-14-2011 06:44 PM

nice job

-- All the tools in the world wont make you a good mechanic or craftsman... however it helps!

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#4 posted 04-14-2011 10:03 PM

well done keep up the good work :-)

take care

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#5 posted 04-15-2011 02:12 AM

Nice Bench! I particularly like the tapered treatment of the legs. The tapered really makes the project stand out.

-- -Gerry, Hereford, AZ ” A really good woodworker knows how the hide his / her mistakes.”

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#6 posted 04-15-2011 02:15 AM

Nice looking bench looks great


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#7 posted 04-15-2011 02:20 AM

I think it’s a beautiful bench !!!

Now … in the immortal words of the gang from “Happy Days ….”

“Sit on it !”

Thanks for posting it. I wish you many happy, comfy years !

-- -- Neil

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#8 posted 04-15-2011 04:31 AM

That’s beautiful!

-- I did measure it twice, it's still too short.

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#9 posted 04-16-2011 04:18 PM

Looks great, what type of finish did you put on it?

-- Vince

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#10 posted 04-16-2011 08:10 PM

Wonderful effort and a big challenge for a first bench! Nice job!

-- 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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#11 posted 04-17-2011 03:20 PM

Very handsome legs…

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