Bench\Step for Charity

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Project by MattN posted 10-21-2011 09:35 PM 1485 views 5 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bench\stepping stool I made based on one like this I had as a kid. It is made from blood wood and quarter sawn oak. I originally made it to try and sell but then I got the opportunity to donate something for a charity so I picked this.

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#1 posted 10-22-2011 03:22 AM

Awesome I had one like this as a kid too. I fixed it up and now my granddaughter is using it.

-- Wood and Glass they kick (well you know) Have a great day - Dug

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#2 posted 10-22-2011 09:49 AM

This looks very good, beautiful wood and very well done.
Thank you for sharing!

-- *** the german lumberjock ***

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#3 posted 10-22-2011 02:32 PM

Great colour combo and a very rugged simple build. I like that if you’re going to use screws, make em stand out!
Are there plans available for this or did you design it from memory?

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#4 posted 10-23-2011 08:31 PM

Thanks! Sorry, no plans. My mom still had the one from when I was a kid so I borrowed it to build this one.

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