entrance bench

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Project by jeffro posted 07-18-2011 07:52 AM 2927 views 13 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Entrance bench made from cedar roots and cedar slab seat, I love trying to get a good flow of lines. I could only go so deep on the seat but I had a lot of wall space to play with.

Thanks for lookin

-- Jeffro,knockonwood

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#1 posted 07-18-2011 07:59 AM

Another beautiful piece, Jeffro. Thanks for sharing!

-- Founding member of the (un)Official LumberJock's Frugal Woodworking Society -

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#2 posted 07-18-2011 08:04 AM

The only thing that irrates me about your work is that is reminds me how little imagination I have. Keep it coming Tokeland…...........

-- mike...............

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#3 posted 07-18-2011 08:11 AM

You are so imaginative with your designs and talented to bring them to life

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

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#4 posted 07-18-2011 08:22 AM

Looks good. You’re in a class by youself.

-- Darrell, making more sawdust than I know what to do with

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#5 posted 07-18-2011 12:37 PM

That’s a beautiful bench! Very artistic and a great use of natural shapes.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#6 posted 07-18-2011 12:54 PM

I think this is one of my favorites so far. It’s not as complex as some of the others, but the basic shape with embellishments makes it more “familiar” visually. The fact that it also acts as a wall decoration is a big plus. I could see this in a lot of different environments.

Really nice.

-- Robert - Visit my woodworking blog:

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#7 posted 07-18-2011 02:06 PM

that is one heck-of-an entrance at first site… very awesome

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#8 posted 07-18-2011 03:13 PM

You have a great eye for finding interesting wood, and the artistic ability to put it together, I keep trying,
but come up short of what I want. Thank you for sharing and inspiring us.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#9 posted 07-18-2011 03:17 PM

Jeffro, you have an eye for artistic beauty and the ability to execute it. Bravo!

-- If you don't work, you don't eat!.....Garland, TX

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#10 posted 07-18-2011 03:32 PM

... cool…

-- Everyday above ground is a good day.

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#11 posted 07-18-2011 04:49 PM

Awesome,Thanks for sharing!

-- skip I'm a maine maniac

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#12 posted 07-18-2011 05:59 PM

Wow! That is so fine! And so creative!
Thanks for sharing,

-- Patrice, Northern California

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#13 posted 07-18-2011 06:01 PM

very very cool looking I love it.


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#14 posted 07-18-2011 07:15 PM

Functional art. Cool.

-- If all you have is a hammer, everything looks like a nail!

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#15 posted 07-19-2011 01:25 AM

Your work always just plain makes me feel good! need to share some sanding tips!
-do you mean deep into the back edge of the seat, or the depth of the seat itself?
I’ve had the first issue a couple of times lately; in one case, i really wanted the back to be more connected.

-- christine

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