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Project by jcsterling posted 12-06-2012 06:27 PM 1840 views 2 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

6’7” long walnut slab bench. the slab leg is tapered in thickness and on the opposite end are two turned legs which are mortised into the top. finish is a mix of blo, turp, and spar varnish.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776





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#1 posted 12-06-2012 06:29 PM

Beautiful wood, great job

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#2 posted 12-06-2012 06:40 PM

hey there john, maybe you saw my last project and got a little inspired, this is a beautiful piece…i love the walnut..check out my last project and tell me what you think, i could look at a slab like this all day…grizz

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#3 posted 12-06-2012 06:44 PM

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#4 posted 12-06-2012 06:46 PM

the slab leg was most mesmerizing to me Mr Grizz.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#5 posted 12-06-2012 06:48 PM

thank you john…i love working with walnut..ive got my eye on a few tree’s, the yeild would be high…hope your doing well, now im the one having to clean my shop…i learned a big lesson on this last project, and ive got to do much of my sanding outside…i dont have a good sander hooked to a vacuum…so a messy shop i have..take care…and happy holidays..merry christmas…......grizz

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#6 posted 12-06-2012 06:52 PM

Grizz welcome to the world of the messy shop…embrace the mess is my motto.

-- John , Central PA , www.jcsterling.com on facebook: http://www.facebook.com/#!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#7 posted 12-06-2012 08:46 PM

Super looking bench JC

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#8 posted 12-06-2012 09:02 PM

Nicely done!..

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#9 posted 12-06-2012 09:09 PM

I love its natural look.

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#10 posted 12-06-2012 09:16 PM

Very nice indeed : )

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#11 posted 12-06-2012 11:41 PM

Very interesting, and great looking grain on the slab!

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#12 posted 12-07-2012 01:08 AM

Nice slab !

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#13 posted 12-07-2012 01:52 AM

Nice table. I love that tapered leg.

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#14 posted 12-07-2012 01:58 AM

Nice bench!

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#15 posted 12-07-2012 03:54 PM

Beautiful wood, great looking.

Lee

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