first bench,update for C Frye

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Project by nezzer posted 10-04-2013 05:06 AM 877 views 0 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughters birthday present. Cedar with copper leaves across the top. Harder than I first thought, but persevered. Hope it will be special to her since her mother made it. First time not using any nails or screws. Thanks for looking.Picture of back of bench. Sorry it took so long. I used super glue and copper nails to add the leaves. They are embossed.

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#1 posted 10-04-2013 05:25 AM

Very nice. Looks like a good way to make a happy girl.

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#2 posted 10-04-2013 05:37 AM

Beautiful. Will be an heirloom passed through generations. Hope you signed and dated it.

-- DJ Peck, Lincoln Nebraska. I think of my shop as Fritter City. I am the Mayor.

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#3 posted 10-04-2013 05:46 AM

Very nice work

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 10-04-2013 12:04 PM

Well done!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 10-04-2013 12:57 PM

Hoping it’s distortion in the picture…....otherwise it would appear that the arms are too low in comparisson to the height of the seat.

-- Directions are just the Manufacturer's opinion on how something should be assembled. ----Mike, Waukesha, WI

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#6 posted 10-04-2013 02:26 PM

very nice

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#7 posted 10-04-2013 05:36 PM

Beautiful cedar bench nezzer! My first thought on the arms was ‘Perfect height for reclining and reading a book!’ Could you post a close up picture of the leaves? Are they carved and painted or copper inlays or…? Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#8 posted 10-04-2013 08:53 PM

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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#9 posted 10-04-2013 11:41 PM

Great job.

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#10 posted 10-07-2013 01:51 PM

Your bench looks great and sturdy. I’m sure your daughter will cherish it and she’ll enjoy using it for a long time.

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#11 posted 10-07-2013 01:55 PM

This turned out very well. Congratulations.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- 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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#13 posted 10-15-2013 02:48 PM

Thanks for the close up and details nezzer!

-- God bless, Candy

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