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Just a simple five board bench that I made for my parents.
I’m new to woodworking, so the bigger stuff seems a lot easier. :)
Had to cheat and use some wood filler in the mortises.
Doug fir, sealed with cedar-shaded water seal.
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#1 posted 08-05-2013 01:56 PM
Nice looking bench.
-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov
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#2 posted 08-05-2013 02:13 PM
Wood filler is not cheating. Everybody gets imperfect joinery. As gaps are concerned, the difference between the pros and the not-pros is how they fill the gaps.
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#3 posted 08-05-2013 02:24 PM
It’s a nice practical bench.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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#4 posted 08-05-2013 05:23 PM
Very nice bench – But nothing is simple especially this one.
-- Love thy neighbour as thyself
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#5 posted 08-06-2013 01:36 PM
Well done, looks great!! Welcome to LJ’s.
-- Jack, Albuquerque
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#6 posted 08-08-2013 04:29 PM
Very nice and sturdy bench, I’m sure it will serve your parents well. Thanks for sharing.
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