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Project by Clint Searl posted 965 days ago 1665 views 5 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Dye stained soft maple on a hard maple base; 12” high; solvent lacquer finish.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate





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planeBill

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#1 posted 965 days ago

I’ll bet that that pic doesn’t really do your bench justice. I’ll bet the colors are really pretty in person. The top looks really rich and deep even in the pic though but I bet the base and top together look really nice in person. Nice work. Looks loke some magnificent wood in the top.

-- I was born at a very young age, as I grew up, I got older.

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therookie

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#2 posted 965 days ago

beautifal wood and I agree with bill.

-- http://aewoodworks.webs.com

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doncutlip

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#3 posted 965 days ago

nice looking bench, love the live edge

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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gfadvm

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#4 posted 965 days ago

Beautiful wood, great craftsmanship, and a super finish. But I can’t figure out the joinery on the stringer between the legs? How did you do that?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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takingturns

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#5 posted 965 days ago

Love it. May I ask, how did you connect the base to the top?

-- Taking Turns

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a1Jim

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#6 posted 965 days ago

This is a wonderful bench it has a most appealing feel to it ,very well done.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Clint Searl

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#7 posted 964 days ago

The blocks on the inside and outside of the stretcher are glued to the stretcher and leg panels to hold everything together (and hide some sloppy mortises).

The base fits into grooves routed in the top and epoxied to fix it in place. It ain’t going anywhere.

-- Clint Searl.............We deserve what we tolerate

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