rustic bench with carved vine

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Project by Steve Esterby posted 841 days ago 1562 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is made from redwood driftwood and cedar legs. I’m gonna have my 14 year old nephew help me make a bunch of these to sell at farmers market this summer. should be a quick enough project to hold his interest, and garden benches always sell great. I use what ever wood I have.

--,the best teacher is repetition.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 841 days ago

Nice work sir. Always glad to see your postings.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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Sam Shakouri

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#2 posted 841 days ago

I like furntures made of natural timber like this one. With that additional carving, you did very well. Good luck in selling. Thanks for sharing.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#3 posted 841 days ago

I like that very much. Good luck with your sales; I’ll bet these will be a big hit!


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#4 posted 841 days ago

great looking bench. what does a bench like this sell for in your area?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#5 posted 841 days ago

I always enjoy your furniture Steve this bench like all your work is a real rustic charmer.

-- Custom furniture

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#6 posted 841 days ago

THAT is really neat! Good job! :)

-- Adventure? Heh! Excitement? Heh! A Woodworker craves not these things!

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#7 posted 841 days ago

Beautiful bench and the carving is very nice and adds a LOT to the bench. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#8 posted 841 days ago

Nice hunk of driftwood.
good luck

-- Doug...

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#9 posted 841 days ago

Great job! Now put a little stamp pad on the carving and you’ll know who sat on it! LOL!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#10 posted 841 days ago

Great design. Both top and bottom…...........

-- mike...............

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#11 posted 841 days ago

That is one fine bench!

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Lidiya Blaznina

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#12 posted 838 days ago

Hi Steve,I like your works.

-- Lidiya,Russia.

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#13 posted 838 days ago

good contrast between cedar and redwood,especially when the price is right.hope you sell a ton this season.

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