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Thick Cherry Walnut Oak Natural Edge Bench

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Project by thecarpentershands posted 10-17-2012 11:51 PM 1526 views 0 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

If you look at the blog I posted titled “Box Elder?” this is actually the slab that was in question. Turns out it was cherry! It looked so different before a few coats of danish oil and satin poly. The slab is very thick around 2”. As with most projects, I learned a ton which is very helpful. Thanks for looking and God bless!

-- Brian M. Sharpe - http://www.etsy.com/shop/TheCarpentersHands





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Jim Jakosh

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#1 posted 10-18-2012 12:47 AM

That is a very nice sturdy bench!!. Thanks for sharing…..............Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#2 posted 10-18-2012 01:11 AM

Really beautiful

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

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#3 posted 10-18-2012 01:35 AM

Has character! I like it.

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#4 posted 10-18-2012 03:53 AM

Very nice work.

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workerinwood

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#5 posted 10-18-2012 01:42 PM

Great job!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 10-18-2012 01:55 PM

Beautiful bench!

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#7 posted 10-18-2012 04:55 PM

Very nice bench!

I love the thickness and the live edge.

I love the dutchman key you used; can you tell us how you made it? By hand, or with a router?

-- Dean

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#8 posted 10-18-2012 05:04 PM

Well done. Looks great.

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

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thecarpentershands

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#9 posted 10-18-2012 08:47 PM

Dean, I hand cut the dutchman with a coping saw with scraps from the walnut and then traced it with an awl, then I drilled and chiseled it. I do not own a router but do have access to one. I prefer to do most things by hand. Thanks for looking and God bless!

-- Brian M. Sharpe - http://www.etsy.com/shop/TheCarpentersHands

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#10 posted 02-13-2014 10:09 PM

Wonderful how you got the life showing in the wood.
Fine wood, fine work. ;-)
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- Mad F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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