"Pick up your shoes!!!"

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Project by tbone74 posted 978 days ago 1562 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My wife always complains about my shoes all over the house and it dawned on me! I need to make a shoe bench!. I googled some images of different designs and found one by Jesse O’hara found here

I really liked the curves of this bench so I began to construct something with a few similar curves. The bench is made from African mohagany and hard maple. The finish is BLO and wipe on poly. All comments welcome!

-- Tony

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#1 posted 978 days ago

A real beaut. It looks sturdy enough to park a truck on. Its beautiful and keeps you out of trouble, great piece of work.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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#2 posted 978 days ago

Very nice!

-- Ryan, FRMR HMM165 - HMX1 01-10

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#3 posted 978 days ago

Great combination of wood, love it!

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#4 posted 978 days ago

At my house, it is my wife that is always leaving her shoes around. If I built her something that looked that good (even if I could) she would just use it for knick-knacks and still scatter her shoes!

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#5 posted 978 days ago

Nice table !!! If it was my wife she would say, ” GET YOUR SHOES OFF THE FURNITURE ” LOL

-- If it ain't broke don't fix it, if you fix it make it better than it has to be.

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#6 posted 978 days ago

great job! The shoes look out of place on it… What did you make the legs out of? What dimension lumber did you buy?

-- Measure Twice, Cut Once

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#7 posted 978 days ago

Sweeet! really like the finished bench also a quick look at all your great tools that you used to get her done.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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#8 posted 978 days ago

hianupam- The legs and the top were made from 8/4 mahogany, and the shelves and rails 4/4

-- Tony

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#9 posted 977 days ago

Very cool with the contrasting top.

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#10 posted 977 days ago

a very awesome project Tony. nice wood combo, and nice design. I need to make my Daughter & son-in-law something like this. thnx for posting

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

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#11 posted 965 days ago

This is a nice nice piece! Great inspiration!

-- I Like Saw Dust---Matt Simmons

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