Weaving bench

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Project by thejaz posted 08-09-2011 04:26 AM 4493 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

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

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 09-04-2011 11:01 PM

Great bench, is the pattern available for personal use?

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#4 posted 09-06-2011 06:02 PM

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 ;-) !

-- Tom Snyder - theJaz

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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.

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#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 Snyder - theJaz

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