Curved Seat Bench With Back

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Project by pjones46 posted 04-23-2013 02:49 AM 1929 views 8 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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For a number of years I have crafted and sold curved seat backless benches but recently clients have requested the same bench but with a back. The above is my prototype and with minor changes this will be added to outdoor furniture I already offer. This bench is 42” long and made of scrap pine that I had in the shop.

The production bench will be crafted using cypress and stainless steel fasteners. Starting off the benches will only be offered in 46” and 58” lengths as seating pads are more easily found for those sizes.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#1 posted 04-23-2013 02:55 AM

Great design. The variation in board width ties the back and seat together nicely.

-- “The easy confidence with which I know another man's religion is folly teaches me to suspect that my own is also.” ― Mark Twain

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#2 posted 04-23-2013 02:59 AM

Very nice


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#3 posted 04-23-2013 02:59 AM

Thanks…It has taken me about two years to get the time to put it together.

-- Respectfully, Paul

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#4 posted 04-23-2013 03:59 AM

Looks quite comfortable and solid….........;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo.

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#5 posted 04-23-2013 09:50 AM

Great looking bench, Looks comfy!

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#6 posted 04-23-2013 02:27 PM

Good design, I like the look a lot.

-- Measure twice, cut once, then rout a whole bunch

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#7 posted 04-25-2013 02:49 PM

Great design and build. Like the curved seat and legs, looks very inviting and comfy. Great job!

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#8 posted 04-25-2013 03:18 PM

Thanks for all the kind comments.

I am somewhat concerned with the angle of the back and how far the back should be set back from the seat for taller people. Can any LJ chair builders give me some direction as to angles to maximize comfort or a source which might point me in that direction?

-- Respectfully, Paul

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