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Entryway bench made of ash.
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#1 posted 09-12-2012 02:40 AM
No Kidding!! That is amazing. I have never seen anything like it.
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#2 posted 09-12-2012 02:41 AM
Nice. Did you bend that?
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#3 posted 09-12-2012 02:41 AM
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#4 posted 09-12-2012 02:41 AM
Wow that is beautiful, great design, so are those ash strips glued together? What is the finish, is there a finish on it?
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#5 posted 09-12-2012 05:47 AM
Very eyecatching I want to see more pictures, if possible.
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#6 posted 09-12-2012 10:40 AM
Yes- the strips are glued together on either end – the middle is open. Danish cord on the end – but it is just decorative. No finish on it – because I could not figure out how to finish prior to glue up and don’t want variation in the color if I finish after.Thanks for the comments.
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#7 posted 09-12-2012 11:44 AM
beautiful ccaftsmanship and design, welcome to ljs
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#8 posted 09-12-2012 03:51 PM
I love the organic shape of your bench! The ropework really adds a nice flare. Great job, well done!
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#9 posted 09-13-2012 12:20 AM
WOW oh WOW !
Beautiful and imaginative piece.
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#10 posted 09-13-2012 12:41 AM
Thanks for posting such a beautiful creation!
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#11 posted 09-13-2012 02:00 AM
Delicious. I am curious as to the joinery of the angled struts to the top.gene
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#12 posted 09-13-2012 02:29 PM
Great design and out of the box thinking. Kudos….
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#13 posted 09-13-2012 03:08 PM
elegant piece! What is the story behind it? :-)
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#14 posted 09-14-2012 01:20 AM
lovely design and execution.. big props!
#15 posted 09-14-2012 12:19 PM
Vipond33 – there is a 4 inch wide board that runs from one end of the bench to the other- and the struts are (angle) mortised (then wedged) into that board. The Bench top sits on the board with glue on the ends that are “solid”, with 4 screws from the bottom as insurance – and then covered by the stringing.
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