Ty's Bench

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Project by gpeau posted 06-13-2013 12:11 AM 1226 views 2 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bench was made for my son Tyler. It’s a little big for him now, but he’ll be growing into it in the very near future. It’s made from Ash with a wipe on poly finish. The boards were milled and cut to length with machines, but the joinery and surface prep was done by hand. It was one of the first projects at school (

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#1 posted 06-13-2013 12:29 AM

Lovely bench, I like the layout of the the half-blind dovetails – they complement the proportions of the bench nicely. I’m sure he’ll love it as those legs get longer! I’ve got a 2-year old and benches/stools are indispensable around our house.

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#2 posted 06-13-2013 01:30 AM

Nice little bench. Love the hand cut dovetails.

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

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#3 posted 06-13-2013 01:20 PM

Great job!! It will get a lot of use and it will be in the family for generations.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 06-13-2013 01:25 PM

This is a nice clean bech and you did a great job on the dovetails.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#5 posted 06-14-2013 04:25 PM

Looks great! Nice job.

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