A screw less bench

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Project by Carpintonto posted 06-05-2013 02:11 AM 1376 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was given a plank awhile ago. Don’t really know how long had been sitting in my shop. Finally I got this idea that has made some space in my work place.

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#1 posted 06-05-2013 03:24 AM

Nice solid looking bench, is the stringer dovetailed into the legs or just mortise and tenon joint. I made a
similar maple meditation bench for my oldest son using mortice and tenon joints on the legs and top, since
it is listed as a screw less bench, I am guessing that is the joint used. Thank you for sharing.

-- As ever, Gus-the 76 yr young apprentice carpenter

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#2 posted 06-05-2013 06:37 AM

Nice work!

-- "He who has no dog, hunts with a cat" Portuguese proverb

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#3 posted 06-05-2013 07:55 AM

Love the rustic look great work….

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

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#4 posted 06-05-2013 11:37 AM

Festool domino system did the trick!.

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#5 posted 06-05-2013 03:14 PM

Really like that look, may need to borrow that idea.
Thanks Dave

-- the stone rejected by the builders will become the capstone

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#6 posted 06-07-2013 03:55 PM

Good looking and stout bench! I’m sure it’s solid and sturdy, will get lots of use. Great work!

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