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These are benches made for my niece, who just got her first loom.There is no hardware used, only oak pegs and glue.The seat height is adjustable via plug-in stop blocks.(+plus – the seat makes a nifty serving tray! ;-)
-- Tom Snyder - theJaz
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#1 posted 08-09-2011 04:54 AM
I love simple projects like this. Is it a shaker design? whole lot of thought goes into their work. Nice job on it.
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#2 posted 08-09-2011 02:48 PM
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#3 posted 09-04-2011 11:01 PM
Great bench, is the pattern available for personal use?
#4 posted 09-06-2011 06:02 PM
rcj,There is no pattern—I just, made it.All lumber came from HD (1×6 x 8 Select Pine Boards).Tools used were: Saw (your choice), Drill (press/corded—your choice) and a Jig saw. That’s it!(Oh, yea… and a lot of hand-sanding!)Give it a Go. You’ll make someone very happy (yourself, included ;-) !
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#5 posted 12-01-2011 11:21 PM
Hey Tom,you said your weaving bench is made from 1×6x8 pine? The pictures make it look like 2×6 x 8. I need to make a bench for my daughter and yours looks really nice.
#6 posted 12-02-2011 07:08 PM
Hi BK!It’s all 1X6. The seat is double width (pegged ‘n glued) but still—all 1X6.I guess you could make it with 2X, but this one is very sturdy.‘Looking forward to seeing your bench! ;-)Tom
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#7 posted 11-01-2015 05:32 PM
Tom, nice job building something I didn’t know existed until I was asked to build one for my niece. Do you have any plans/sketches with dimensions that will help me start in the right direction? I gather from your comments above that the seat is about 1”x12” but how long? How tall are the uprights? How did you decide on the spacing for the adjustable stop blocks? Thanks for any help you can share.Rick
-- Rick - I know I am not perfect, but I will keep pressing on toward the goal of becoming all I am called to be.
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#8 posted 11-01-2015 09:44 PM
I know nothing about looms or weaving but it looks like you’ve done affine job on these. Nice work.
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