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Bangko pang Pyano (Piano Bench)

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Project by Benji Reyes posted 867 days ago 4309 views 26 times favorited 29 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hi Guys, I designed this simple Piano bench for a good friend. The seat is made from ipil while the casing and legs are of Saplungan. The stretchers are kamagong (ebony).

My apologies….I haven’t been posting much lately since I’ve been working on some major pieces for my November exhibit in Manila celebrating my 30th year in the designing/woodworking art industry. In as much as I love sharing my latest works with you guys, I will be posting my new creations one by one after I’ve unveiled it to the public. I pray you all have a fine weekend. God bless!

-- Benji Reyes, Antipolo, Philippines, http://www.facebook.com/pages/Benji-Reyes/88321902103?ref=ts





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steliart

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#1 posted 867 days ago

very nice piece, well done

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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Karson

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#2 posted 867 days ago

Very nice bench Benji

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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stefang

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#3 posted 867 days ago

Wonderful Benji. Good luck with your exhibition. I’m looking forward to seeing your new designs. Thanks for posting.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Benboy

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#4 posted 867 days ago

Love that design. Good luck with the show.

-- If I can't make it, I probably don't need it.

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gbear

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#5 posted 867 days ago

Can’t wait to see your new pieces…the Bangko pang Pyano is terrific!

-- gbear, Carmichael, CA

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Ken Fitzpatrick

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#6 posted 867 days ago

Great design and wonderful build. I really like that style. Thanks for sharing.

-- • "I have noticed that nothing I have never said ever did me any harm."....... Calvin Coolidge

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grizzman

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#7 posted 867 days ago

boy this is one beautiful bench, i love the legs and the joinery, fantastic…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Devin

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#8 posted 867 days ago

Nicely done! Love the joinery and the shape of those legs is great.

-- If you don’t have time to do it right, when will you have time to do it over?

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Joe Lyddon

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#9 posted 867 days ago

Beautiful design, wood, & job!

Super COOL!

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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Greg..the Cajun Box Sculptor

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#10 posted 867 days ago

Looking good! The Manila exhibit sounds like alot of fun.

-- If retiring is having the time to be able to do what you enjoy then I have always been retired.

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Skylark53

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#11 posted 867 days ago

Wonderfully original and well designed. Practical and beautiful! We’ve missed you.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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rance

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#12 posted 867 days ago

That’s a Very nice design. Looks like it goes with those long benches you designed.

-- Backer boards, stop blocks, build oversized, and never buy a hand plane--

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DocSavage45

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#13 posted 867 days ago

Welcome, and good luck w the exhibition.

I love the simplicity and solid feel even with the curvrs and big joint corners coming together. I’d think about a piece like this but I’m guessing you just put it together in the middle of other projects? Like how the joints also provide the support. :-)

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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doncutlip

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#14 posted 867 days ago

Very nice work

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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Tim Dahn

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#15 posted 867 days ago

Great bench Benji, I like Green and Green influence and of course the signature Benji style legs.

-- Good judgement comes from experience and experience comes from poor judgement.

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