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Project by uutank posted 538 days ago 1108 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Hello everyone, This was one of those projects that I agreed to build without really knowing what it was. A co worker said ” hey I need one of these built can you do it?” ..sure I can ..so 5 hrs later doing research on the internet and I came up with some ideas. As usual I built a ” proof of concept ” to get a feel for what will work and what will not.
What you see in these pictures is what was learned from a lot of mistakes,and trial and error. I must admit this customer was one of those customers who provided very little input despite nearly pleading with him for what he wanted or didn’t want..” I trust you” is all he would say which I both hate this and love at the same time. I used red oak for the body and mahogany for the accents and crosses. Pocket hole joinery was used to pull it all together along with some brad and pin nails. A light coat of minwax pecan stain followed by 5 coats of clear enamel which was interned lightly sanded with 0000 steel wool and finally a coat of paste wax. It gets delivered later today. I hope he likes it.
Thanks for looking ..

-- Ray,VA





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Chris Moellering

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#1 posted 537 days ago

Looks good.

-- Grace & peace, Chris+

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#2 posted 537 days ago

cool prayer bench.

-- The mark of a good carpenter is not how few mistakes he makes, but rather how well he fixes them.

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#3 posted 537 days ago

I’m sure he will like it. It looks good with the beautiful wood combination and great build.

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#4 posted 537 days ago

This looks great to me. I have seen some others and this is what it should look like. The only thing I MIGHT have done differently is put a pad on the kneeling bench for knee protection. It is beautiful as you have built it and he has no choice but to like it and take it since he trusted you and gave you no further instructions or guidance. Great build!!

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#5 posted 536 days ago

Very nice design. I love the cross details.

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