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Old style Walnut bench

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Project by rad posted 03-10-2013 02:59 AM 1633 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from Walnut, using leather strips for the seats ( old Dutch style)

-- rad





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Natalie

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#1 posted 03-10-2013 05:21 AM

Okay if not for the leather weave I would think it was a coffee table. The walnut is beautiful, and I would love a chance to sit on it.

-- Natalie - My mind is like a bad neighborhood, I don't like to go there alone.

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rad

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#2 posted 03-10-2013 12:32 PM

Thanks!

-- rad

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Oldtool

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#3 posted 03-10-2013 12:43 PM

Super nice, great work on the legs. Impressive, very impressive.

-- "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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stefang

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#4 posted 03-10-2013 04:21 PM

Very nicely made and the wood looks great too.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 03-10-2013 04:22 PM

I think this is a fine piece. Good work.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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grizzman

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#6 posted 03-10-2013 07:58 PM

really cool bench, love the walnut, looks like it has some nice figure to it…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 03-13-2013 01:44 PM

Fine looking and classy bench. Great build and design, like the beautiful legs. Great work!

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RickRinger

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#8 posted 03-13-2013 08:04 PM

Absolutely gorgeous. You must be so proud!

Can you share how you made the legs and also how you did your corners?

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rad

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#9 posted 03-18-2013 02:14 AM

The legs are like Queen Anne style, cut on the band saw, including the corners. Lots of sanding involved!

-- rad

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