Maple bench

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Project by CJay posted 08-07-2013 05:20 PM 2306 views 31 times favorited 24 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Bench to go under a vanity unit. Made from maple with walnut wedges in the tenons. Biggest problem was photographing it, the light wood on a white background was difficult to get the white balance.

Think i’ll have to make a version of this with a shelf to be a tv stand.

-- Chris Boreham, Oxfordshire, UK - -

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#1 posted 08-07-2013 05:40 PM

This is a way cool design Chris and a good build too.

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#2 posted 08-07-2013 08:45 PM

That is beautiful? How are the legs attached to the bench? Mortise and tenon?

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#3 posted 08-07-2013 08:46 PM

Love the design.

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#4 posted 08-07-2013 10:03 PM

lovely design

-- Joel

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#5 posted 08-07-2013 11:01 PM

Very nice bench and beautiful lines in design…simple, elegant and perfect….well done.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#6 posted 08-07-2013 11:09 PM

Reminds me of the Pi symbol. Very nicely made : )

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#7 posted 08-07-2013 11:25 PM

Nice clean lines. Looks great.

-- Gary, Florida.

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#8 posted 08-07-2013 11:31 PM

Simple and beautiful…. Very nice

-- Dennis, South Bend ( Go Irish) Indiana

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#9 posted 08-07-2013 11:43 PM

Very elegant design. You did the maple proud. Thanks for showing this.

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#10 posted 08-08-2013 12:14 AM

that is a really nice looking design. I like the curved shapes and angles and the wedged tenons are a nice touch.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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#11 posted 08-08-2013 12:26 AM

Love the design and a great build.

-- Jeff .... Minnesota, USA

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#12 posted 08-08-2013 03:07 AM

I will repeat what everyone else is saying, that is a beautiful bench. I have made a few benches but your’s is sexy, and elegant, functional and simplistic. The curves and angles are eye catching it shows your attention to detail and woodworking skills.

-- J. L. , Kinsman, Ohio

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#13 posted 08-08-2013 03:08 AM

I’m with Peter, great lines, elegant touches

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#14 posted 08-08-2013 03:18 AM

nice looking details of the shape

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#15 posted 08-08-2013 03:29 AM

Wow, very nice. Wonderful design and execution.

Do you have pictures of the vanity it goes with?


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