spalted maple bench

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Project by Henndoe posted 09-27-2013 10:58 AM 1335 views 6 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A spalted maple bench with a curly maple apron and mahogany inside. The front and back apron are pegged in place and carved them to a pyramid kind of shape. The bottom shelf inside is through mortice and tennoned through the legs then wedged. All in all I’m pretty happy with the way this came out.

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#1 posted 09-27-2013 12:21 PM

That is a beautiful and useful bench. Love the woods you used and the design too. Great job on this. It would look great in any home!

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#2 posted 09-28-2013 12:32 AM

That’s a beautiful bench—almost a shame to sit on it!

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#3 posted 09-30-2013 04:01 PM

Fantastic looking bench! Like the cool design and great joints. The woods are gorgeous. Excellent job!

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#4 posted 09-30-2013 04:12 PM

This bench is a very nice project. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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