Bench with storage baskets

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Project by JeffG posted 10-18-2012 02:37 AM 2213 views 12 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from cherry and ebony stained oak. Finished with poly. 36” by 14” by 18” tall. The top was cut from three separate boards (had to work around cracks and sapwood).

-- Jeff G, North Syracuse, NY

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#1 posted 10-18-2012 03:06 AM

Really nice looking

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

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#2 posted 10-18-2012 04:03 AM

Well done. Functional and attractive. I’d be proud to have that bench.

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#3 posted 10-18-2012 05:02 AM

wonderful bench i really like it’s design.

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#4 posted 10-18-2012 02:15 PM

Elegant! Nice.

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#5 posted 10-18-2012 03:01 PM

I really like this

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#6 posted 10-18-2012 04:25 PM

Really like the that top. Let me guess, you made the template for the center piece and paterned the rest to fit??
My wife looked at it and said ” Hmmm, whites and colors … need one for the laundry room”.

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#7 posted 10-18-2012 04:47 PM

Very nice bench!

Elegant and functional are a great combination!

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#8 posted 10-18-2012 04:52 PM

Very nice ,,, like the lines on the top…..

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

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#9 posted 10-18-2012 06:27 PM

Nice concept and execution! The separation on top really adds to the design of the piece. I like it.

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#10 posted 10-18-2012 09:54 PM

Furnitures with storage spaces in it are nothing but stunning to me!

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#11 posted 10-26-2012 04:50 PM

JeffG, you got some fine craftsmanship!

Here is my attempt to make a similar bench:

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