Diferent design bench

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Hello fellows,

I would like to share with you a bench I made few months ago.I used a brazilian wood called “peroba mica” (Aspidosperma sp )

The inspiration was a toy of my daughter.

I used only dowels and glue to join parts.

Thanks for attention

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#1 posted 11-12-2013 08:53 PM

Nice design and execution… Great looking bench, beautiful wood! Thanks for sharing…

-- Dan

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#2 posted 11-12-2013 10:55 PM

I like it!

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#3 posted 11-13-2013 02:59 AM

Love the bench and love the design

-- Scott, Irmo SC

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#4 posted 11-13-2013 10:57 AM

Muito bacana, e bem vindo ao LJ :)
What is in the 11th picture? is it the dowel marking?

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#5 posted 11-13-2013 01:50 PM

Thanks for all comments.

Yes the 11th picture shows how I transfered the dowel position from “leg” to bench seat. I used 4 dowel markers at the same time.

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#6 posted 11-13-2013 02:03 PM

I was thinking on something similar to transfer the dowel position, but did not find it for sale here, may be I can ask a machinist to make it. Your drilling jig is also interesting. Can you post some pictures of it?

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#7 posted 11-13-2013 02:10 PM

This is a very unique design,well done.

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#8 posted 11-13-2013 02:13 PM

It’s a very creative design. Nice work.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#9 posted 11-13-2013 02:54 PM

One more time thanks for all comments.

Sergio my first set of dowel markers I asked a friend to did it at mechanical shop.This is why they are much stonger than the comercial ones.

You can find it at Rockler or Woodcraft .They call dowel center.

My dowel jig is a famous Dowelmax,unfortunately it is not cheap jig,but very acurate and very well done.




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#10 posted 11-13-2013 03:27 PM

Great design and fine execution. Thanks for sharing.


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