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Oak and walnut Bench

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Project by CalgaryGeoff posted 04-08-2013 10:58 PM 2399 views 34 times favorited 18 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bench is made from three different woods and held together with mortise and tenon joinery, Red Oak on the legs with Walnut high lights and White Oak makes the seat. It’s all 1 3/4 solid wood. Length is around 44” and width 16” and height is 19”. Finished with three coats of Pecan stain and three coats of polyurethane. In total there are 17 BF used in this bench.

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Blackie_

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#1 posted 04-08-2013 11:08 PM

Very…. Nice Geoff, great work.

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lew

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#2 posted 04-08-2013 11:33 PM

I like that, Jeff!

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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Mattfinisher

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#3 posted 04-08-2013 11:36 PM

Very cool! nice work!

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#4 posted 04-08-2013 11:37 PM

Very nicely done Geoff your choice of wood combinations work very well together. I also like the style of the bench. Is that your design?

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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gfadvm

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#5 posted 04-09-2013 12:45 AM

Great design. The holes and the curves work really well together. And the oak/walnut looks great in combination. Just a nice job all around!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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CalgaryGeoff

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#6 posted 04-09-2013 01:59 AM

The design is a modification of one from fine wood working magazine. Building a table to match and another bench to complete the set.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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#7 posted 04-09-2013 02:12 AM

Geoff: You have my vote. Another wonderful design. Can’t wait to see the rest.-don

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Robb

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#8 posted 04-09-2013 03:59 AM

I like the whole project, especially the beveled edges on the ends of the seat. It’s the kind of subtle detail that adds a lot of interest without being really flashy. Good work!

-- Robb

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#9 posted 04-09-2013 01:28 PM

Well done!! Very creative design.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#10 posted 04-09-2013 01:49 PM

It has a lot of character. Well done.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#11 posted 04-09-2013 03:52 PM

I like it a lot. Nice work.

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#12 posted 04-09-2013 08:28 PM

Pretty sweet design and nicely executed!

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Woodbridge

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#13 posted 04-09-2013 11:08 PM

nice looking bench. I like the Walnut centre for the legs. Nice design.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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Lee A. Jesberger

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#14 posted 04-10-2013 12:54 PM

Nice Geoff, great work.

Lee

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Snookie

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#15 posted 04-12-2013 08:42 PM

That is a beautiful bench! I love it. You did a good job on it!

-- Snookie, Jasper,GA

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