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Project by MUnruh posted 02-02-2013 07:34 PM 1903 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This bench was built using old barnwood that makes up an interesting combination of redwood, fir, and oak. I used pegged mortise and tenon joints through. It turned into a fairly stout bench (the 4×4 legs added a lot of weight). For more photos and a more descriptive explanation of the build process check out this link:
http://matthewcolleen.wordpress.com/2013/01/26/barn-wood-bench/





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#1 posted 02-02-2013 07:36 PM

great bench.i looks very nice.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#2 posted 02-02-2013 08:08 PM

the bread board ends on it give it character as well
I would not have thought of that for a bench
nice job

-- Greg Simon

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#3 posted 02-02-2013 10:07 PM

Totally unique,nice work.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#4 posted 02-03-2013 12:12 PM

Nice work

Welcome to LJ’s

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

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#5 posted 02-03-2013 04:17 PM

great piece. I plan to start a 5-board bench next week. You idea might be soon after. If so I will send you a pic and some cred!

-- Stop thinking, let things happen... and be the ball.

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#6 posted 02-03-2013 05:52 PM

“great piece. I plan to start a 5-board bench next week. You idea might be soon after. If so I will send you a pic and some cred!”

Thanks, can’t wait to see the finished product!

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