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This is a Southwest style bench.
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#1 posted 02-12-2008 07:18 PM
Another great job. I like the center detail.
-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX
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#2 posted 02-12-2008 07:21 PM
Very well done! I love how, at least in this pic, the sculpted nature of the seat isn’t obvious. I also love the medicine wheel-like detail in the center. Just a really good looking bench.
-- "Give me your poor tools, your tired steel, your huddled masses of rust." Yep, I ripped off the Statue of Liberty. That's how I roll!
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#3 posted 02-12-2008 07:27 PM
In a word: SPECTACULAR!
I’m going to “borrow” your concept! I like the back and the bench, but I think I’ll do the legs a little different, I’m thinking something a little beefier.
-- Greatness is not found in possessions, power, position, or prestige. It is discovered in goodness, humility, service, and love.
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#4 posted 02-12-2008 08:04 PM
This is a nice piece. What wood did you use for the bench?
-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine
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#5 posted 02-12-2008 08:12 PM
Very cool. Great design. Its very inviting. Is the bench portion shaped to fit the sitter’s undercarriage?
-- Happy woodworking! http://www.openarmsphotography.com
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#6 posted 02-12-2008 09:56 PM
The design skills on this one are excellent. With basic simple square boards you have managed to create a very elegant piece. I’ll put it in my favorites!
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#7 posted 02-13-2008 01:53 AM
-- "No Board Left Behind"
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#8 posted 02-13-2008 02:16 AM
It looks like a simple design, but I’ll bet it was actually very difficult. Great bench , Great Job. Thanks for sharing.
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#9 posted 02-13-2008 11:34 AM
Well designed and executed bench.
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#10 posted 02-13-2008 02:32 PM
Again another great piece, your on a roll here :>) I have a couple of questions: First, what woods did you use. And, second, it looks in the picture, at least to me, that two of the legs (front left & back right) are bent in while the other two are not bent…or maybe bent in a different direction?? Or is it just the photo makes it look that way?? A very interesting effect either by photo or the actual piece. Like I said it is beautiful I really like it, great work.
-- Jim Hallada, Chesterfield, VA
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#11 posted 02-13-2008 05:21 PM
Very nice design. I like the contrasting wood in the center to draw your to it.
-- Hope Never fails
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#12 posted 02-13-2008 06:38 PM
I love the clean design. It has a nice crisp look while still looking comfortable and inviting. The color contrast is right on!
I wouldn’t mind seeing a couple more angles and some close ups!
-- Tom, Southwest Florida
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#13 posted 02-14-2008 09:15 AM
Love it! Nice lines.Superb!
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