Bench with storage baskets

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Project by JeffG posted 646 days ago 1908 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 646 days ago

Really nice looking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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#2 posted 646 days ago

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

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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#3 posted 646 days ago

wonderful bench i really like it’s design.

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#4 posted 646 days ago

Elegant! Nice.

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#5 posted 646 days ago

I really like this


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#6 posted 646 days ago

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”.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it.

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#7 posted 646 days ago

Very nice bench!

Elegant and functional are a great combination!

-- Dean

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#8 posted 646 days ago

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

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

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#9 posted 645 days ago

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 645 days ago

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

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#11 posted 638 days ago

JeffG, you got some fine craftsmanship!

Here is my attempt to make a similar bench:

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