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Sycamore/Purpleheart Sitting Bench

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Project by Sinister posted 714 days ago 1810 views 9 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s been awhile since I’ve posted a project, but here is a bench I designed and built a few months ago. The back is held on using black pipe. The second picture is of the bottom of the seat showing that the pipe is attached to the bottom by pipe flanges. The photography doesn’t do the QS sycamore justice. The grain is pretty amazing. I have more pictures posted here: http://watchmemake.com/sinnwork/mudroom-bench

-- Patrick, Iowa City





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jusfine

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#1 posted 713 days ago

Looks good! It sure suits the location in the last photo.

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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jbschutz

386 posts in 1327 days


#2 posted 713 days ago

Beautiful design and craftsmanship. Pipe flanges are genius, and the legs put me in mind of a pair of Jorgenson clamps….very fitting.

-- jbschutz www.johnschutz.com

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whitebeast88

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#3 posted 713 days ago

great looking bench.i like the black piping for the back supports.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 713 days ago

You did a fine job on this. From design to build….it’s just fantastic and unique all at the same time.

In a word..SWEET !

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

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 713 days ago

A unique design that worked well and some beautiful sycamore. Is that more black pipe between the legs?

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

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 713 days ago

great bench. A unique and attractive design.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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majuvla

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#7 posted 713 days ago

Looks very solid and massive.I hope it is confortable as well.

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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