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Project by Bradley posted 12-11-2012 05:04 AM 1879 views 7 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A double captain’s seat bench, console table, and five leg support system.
80 inches long, all Juniper, studded with Arizona Copper slag filling in a few choice cracks and knots.
It was a joy crafting this piece! Wish it was for me.





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WILLIE

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#1 posted 12-11-2012 05:23 AM

good work, i like it.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 12-11-2012 06:09 AM

I think it’s beautiful

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

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redryder

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#3 posted 12-11-2012 06:42 AM

I’ll bet there isn’t another one like it. You did good…....................

-- mike...............

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deon

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#4 posted 12-11-2012 08:14 AM

Very cool and exelent joinery!

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Oldtool

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#5 posted 12-11-2012 01:01 PM

Interesting, well done. Great workmanship in the design and finish. Beautiful piece of furniture.

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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JoeinGa

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#6 posted 12-11-2012 01:03 PM

Wow… just WOW

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bigogre

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#7 posted 12-11-2012 02:03 PM

I like this, especially the subtle inlay. I’ve got the lumber to make one, just got a few more projects to finish up before I get started.

-- Putting the "mental" in experimental since 1973

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Bradley

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#8 posted 12-11-2012 02:31 PM

thank you all.

I had a message asking how the arm rest / table top was mounted. Here’s how…...
(counter sunk 5/16” X 3-1/2” lag screws, dowels, and wood glue)

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Jim Jakosh

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#9 posted 12-11-2012 02:35 PM

Wow, that is a great engineering job to get all those pieces to fit so well like that!! And it is a beautiful piece!!
....................Jim

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

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TreeBones

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#10 posted 12-11-2012 03:37 PM

Awesome piece! Well done. My favorite type of project.

-- Ron, Twain Harte, Ca. Portable on site Sawmill Service http://westcoastlands.net/Sawmill.html http://westcoastlands.net/SawBucks2/phpBB3 http://www.portablesawmill.info

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HorizontalMike

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#11 posted 12-11-2012 03:54 PM

Wow! I know that once I sat down on this, you would have a hard time getting me to move! It just looks so touchable and warm to the hand!

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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Jamie Speirs

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#12 posted 12-11-2012 05:28 PM

Bradley that sure has the Wow factor.

An amazing piece

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Woodbridge

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#13 posted 12-11-2012 06:01 PM

Great bench. You have taken advantage of the natural shape of the wood pieces to great effect to craft a wonderful looking bench.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Surfside

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#14 posted 12-11-2012 09:59 PM

Marvelous!You outdid yourself today!

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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jaykaypur

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#15 posted 12-11-2012 10:44 PM

A fantastic piece. This is the kind of project that just makes me wanna do something even better in my work….and looking at this bench, that would be a tall order to fill. The joinery and shaping/sculpting you did on this is just magnificent. A definite head-turner for sure. Great job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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