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Live Edge Free form Nakashima style Walnut Bench

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Project by TexPenn posted 2226 days ago 2483 views 3 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

52 long, 23 deep & 33 tall. The seat is 1-3/8 thick & 14 t0 17 deep & 16 high from the floor, with the back rising 19 above the seat. Spar urethane finish. Walnut slabs – Hickory supports & hard maple butterflies. I dont think I have ever seen walnut this dark black & purple! See the listing at:
http://cgi.ebay.com/ws/eBayISAPI.dll?ViewItem&rd=1&item=180270948407&ssPageName=STRK:MESE:IT&ih=008

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com





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Dusty56

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#1 posted 2225 days ago

Another beauty !!! That Walnut is so rich looking : ) How thick do the butterflies need to be to work properly ?

-- I'm absolutely positive that I couldn't be more uncertain!

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#2 posted 2225 days ago

Beautiful!

Just like nature intended.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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Bigbuck

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#3 posted 2225 days ago

Very nice. That is some beutiful walnut

-- Glenn, New Mexico

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SteveKorz

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#4 posted 2225 days ago

AAHHHH YYYEEEEAAAAHHHHH! I like this a lot! It would fit right in at my home… I love the live edges… very nice work!

-- As iron sharpens iron, so one man sharpens another. (Proverbs 27:17) †

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jockmike2

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#5 posted 2225 days ago

Wonderful work of art. Nakashima would have loved it.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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jeanmarc

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#6 posted 2224 days ago

Very nice. nice work!

-- jeanmarc manosque france

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TexPenn

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#7 posted 2224 days ago

I use 3/4 – 1/2”butterflies. Never less than 3/8”.

-- Ted, TX or PA www.around-the-bend.com

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GaryK

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#8 posted 2224 days ago

Very nice. Those are a couple great chunks of wood

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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