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Project by blackcherry posted 257 days ago 1407 views 13 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

“My Eye’s Adore You” a song from Frankie Valli & The Four Seasons come to mind on this LumberJock favorite The Nantucket Bench, which I’ve seen plenty of times being made on the site . Constructed from Birds Eye Maple and Curly Black Cherry also stain with General Dye stains, top Ebony and bottom half Med. Brown and Cinnamon dyes giving the lower half a toasted age look. The Bird Eye Maple came from a recent purchase from fellow jock Barlow of the U.P. of Michigan, heavy eye figuring throughout the top just kept this old ballet ring in my ears. Hope it rings the same tune…thanks for viewing…Blkcherry





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PurpLev

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#1 posted 257 days ago

what ? no more boxes?!?

real nice bench Wilson. sweet warm looking finish on it too.

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Lenny

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#2 posted 257 days ago

I can just hear Frankie’s voice singing this tune. Well, I adore this piece Wilson. It has a classic stance and the “through tenons” look great. The finish gives it instant “age”.

-- On the eighth day God was back in His woodworking shop! Lenny, East Providence, RI

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GraniteState

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#3 posted 257 days ago

very nice bench!

-- Jay from NH......http://www.granitestatewoodworking.com/

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Jamie Speirs

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#4 posted 257 days ago

A very top class version

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Charles Maxwell

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#5 posted 257 days ago

nice!

-- Max the "night janitor" at www.hardwoodclocks.com

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Mauricio

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#6 posted 257 days ago

I really like it! The balance in the design is really pleasing to the eye (thus the song in your head). The toasted/aged look to the finish is also very beautiful.

What kind of film finish did you use?

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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aussiedave

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#7 posted 257 days ago

Greta looking bench and the wood is beautiful…nice job.

-- Dave.......Keep calm and make more sawdust....

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HillbillyShooter

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#8 posted 257 days ago

Very nicely done!

-- John C. -- "Firearms are second only to the Constitution in importance; they are the peoples' liberty's teeth." George Washington

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bondogaposis

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#9 posted 257 days ago

Nice looking bench BC.

-- Bondo Gaposis

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Don W

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#10 posted 257 days ago

beautiful bench…..

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Gary

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#11 posted 256 days ago

Very good job. Looks great.

-- Gary, Florida. http://www.penturners.org/forum/f70/servicepens-2014-a-111967/

#12 posted 256 days ago

Beautiful piece and nice work. That is very pleasing to the eye and well balanced.

-- Brian Brace Fine Furniture Maker,Blk Mt NC http://www.finefurnituremaker.net/

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MC

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#13 posted 256 days ago

Great looking bench.

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Dusty56

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#14 posted 256 days ago

You did a wonderful job on this bench : ) Favorited !!

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ChuckV

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#15 posted 256 days ago

That is a beautiful bench. You did a great job.

-- “A clear conscience is the sure sign of a bad memory.” ― Mark Twain

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