Cherry Bench

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Project by SantaPaulaCraftsman posted 09-24-2012 04:46 AM 969 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

18” x 10” x 40”

This bench has about the perfect dimensions for using up one full standard plank from my hardwood supplier. This highly figured cherry was purchased many years ago. Finally making it into the sunlight.

I made a decision to use most of my special lumber before I look for more ‘wood candy’ because I tend to buy more than I use. Maybe I can cull my supplies with these.

-- Life so short, the craft so long to learn

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Chris McDowell

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#1 posted 09-24-2012 09:32 AM

I like everything about this stool. Love how you kept the grain flow on the legs and the cloud lift on the supports underneath the seat. Great job!

-- Chris, , FACEBOOK: , Proverbs 16:9

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 09-24-2012 11:32 AM

Really nicely done

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

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#3 posted 09-24-2012 11:35 AM

Nice lines

-- Joe - - - something witty should go here - - -

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#4 posted 09-24-2012 12:52 PM

Well done, looks great!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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robert triplett

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#5 posted 09-24-2012 02:12 PM

very nice work. Great details and it looks very sturdy. Good use of a nice piece of wood.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and now time to work!!!

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#6 posted 09-25-2012 12:18 AM

Good good. I like the term “wood candy”. A woodworker at a wood supplier is just like a kid in a candy store. I especially like the square dowels on top. Get it soaked in that sunlight before its gone! God bless.

-- Brian M. Sharpe -

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