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Project by Thinman posted 1196 days ago 2104 views 7 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Here is my attempt at a bench I found on another woodworking site. It is constructed almost entirely out of home made maple lumber. The back is T&G cedar. The base is finished with a latex whitewash and two coats of spray on varnish. The seat is finished with two coats Teak oil finish, five coats wipe on poly and one coat Renaissance wax

-- Jeff





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twobyfour16

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#1 posted 1196 days ago

well done, Jeff. Is the top maple also? Looks like it has a little color to it.

-- Allan, Portland, OR

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 1196 days ago

Looks good Jeff

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Vasko

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#3 posted 1196 days ago

Nice – I really like the way you did this, the whitewash compliments the tone and finish of the top so well!

-- - Cindy, texture freak -

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murch

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#4 posted 1196 days ago

Nice sturdy looking piece.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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twokidsnosleep

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#5 posted 1196 days ago

I really like this
What dimensions did you make it? It looks about 3/4’s the length of your table saw

-- Scott "Some days you are the big dog, some days you are the fire hydrant"

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ncdon

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#6 posted 1196 days ago

Really nice. I’ve had something like this on my to do list for a while. You are motivating me. Thanks. Don

-- Don, North Carolina,http://www.ncdon.com " A sharp blade & a tuned saw= happiness"

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rivergirl

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#7 posted 1196 days ago

Nice little bench. Care to pony up the dimensions?

-- 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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Thinman

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#8 posted 1196 days ago

Thank you all for the kind words..
For those of you that asked ; the base is 18 inches tall, 26 inches long and 11 and a half inches deep. The top is 28 X 13 and is about an inch and an eighth thick. It’s “about 1 and 1/8” because it wouldn’t fit in my planer so I planed it with my trusty #6

-- Jeff

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rivergirl

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#9 posted 1196 days ago

Thanks for the info Thinman!

-- 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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BTKS

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#10 posted 1195 days ago

Handy project, looks good. I need one in the entryway. Thanks for posting.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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KMT

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#11 posted 878 days ago

I really like that look.

-- - Martin

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