Outdoor Bench and wall art

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Project by Dusty Sonnier posted 04-27-2013 02:03 AM 1137 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was my first real woodworking project a few years back. I had a few major ‘lessons learned’ on this one. On the leg tennons, I cut thru a biscuit that you can see on top of the bench and the tennons were sloppy so I framed them (bad choice IMHO). Even with the mistakes, I still really like this one. Had some extra wood so I made the wall art to hang behind it based on something my wife wound on the internet.

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#1 posted 04-27-2013 02:17 AM

Nice bench !

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#2 posted 04-27-2013 07:05 AM

Looks great!

-- Dreaming patterns

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#3 posted 04-28-2013 02:46 AM

I disagree on the framing, it looks sharp and well integrated. The wall art is a perfect compliment to your work. Nicely done on both.

-- gene@toronto.ontario.canada : dovetail free since '53, critiques always welcome.

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#4 posted 04-28-2013 03:10 AM

Your bench looks great!!

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#5 posted 04-30-2013 02:28 PM

They turned out really beautiful. They are a perfect match on that location.

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#6 posted 05-15-2013 02:58 PM

Interesting project. Well done.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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