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Project by Monte Pittman posted 05-24-2012 03:09 AM 1679 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When he called me on this tree it was supposed to be a big Elm tree. Turned out to be Ash. Can’t hate them for that.

First time I made one like this. It’s real heavy.

Thanks for looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.





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#1 posted 05-24-2012 03:55 AM

I’ll trade your my chair for yours LOL I really like this one or you can send it to me to test.

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 05-24-2012 10:43 AM

That’s a fine looking bench. Really like the rustic/natural look you left to the wood. Good job.

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

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#3 posted 05-24-2012 10:52 AM

nice bench Monte, like those live edges.

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

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#4 posted 05-24-2012 01:07 PM

A monster of a bench, but, very beautiful

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#5 posted 05-24-2012 01:13 PM

Yup!

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com

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#6 posted 05-24-2012 11:36 PM

this is a great bench monte, i love the figure in that wood, you did well to be given this wood, ive also got a large bench planed for my front porch, but im using oak, and its also going to be heavy..im going to have to find some big strong guys to lift it when its done…if your in the alabama area when i finish it, you are more then welcome to heave it around.

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

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#7 posted 05-25-2012 01:14 AM

Nice bench Monte. How did you attach the slabs to the base/back?

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

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#8 posted 05-25-2012 08:16 AM

It’s screwed in from back & bottom. Haven’t decided if I am happy with that yet.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#9 posted 05-26-2012 12:25 AM

If it’s stout and doesn’t wobble, be happy!

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

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#10 posted 05-26-2012 05:25 PM

Looks real good Monte. Can’t say I’ve seen one like it before. I’m not surprised it’s so heavy.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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