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Project by RockyBlue posted 08-29-2012 04:43 AM 1940 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This long bench top is 149” long x 18” wide and 1.75” thick. The knots form 2 hearts along the center. Finish is Watco Danish oil and Deft laquer. These 2 boards were surprisingly straight for starting out 16’ long and 10” wide, thanks to my favorite sawmill- Mountain Heart Woodworks. The top is attached to some Ikea cabinets.

-- I haven't had this much fun since hogs ate my little brother. www.rockybluewoodworks.com





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 08-29-2012 04:48 AM

Like the look. You still get better color than I do. Still think my bugs are lazy :-)

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

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 08-29-2012 07:39 AM

Nice looking bench. I really like the wood.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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MonteCristo

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#3 posted 08-29-2012 06:22 PM

Colorful indeed ! I’ll bet if you sent Monte your energetic beetles, the locals (in your area !) would be happy !

-- Dwight - "Free legal advice available - contact Dewey, Cheetam & Howe""

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#4 posted 08-29-2012 08:40 PM

awesome colors and the bench is beautiful.looks like a lot of storage underneath

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#5 posted 08-30-2012 04:10 PM

Nice wood. I really like all the knots!

-- Steve, Southern Oregon. So many tools, so little time....

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