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Project by Paul Sipos posted 267 days ago 1401 views 8 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Another barn pick piece. A large, 18 1/4” wide pine board that was in good shape. Made a bench out of it utilizing pegs to hold the legs in place (if someone knows the proper name for this, please enlighten me) The main beam is made of wormy poplar, But just did it with no plan, like all my other projects, just do it from memory. It’s funny I build that way because I used to be a draftsman! Anyway, I took this to the consignment shop & put it up for sale. Oh, and forgot to mention this is made of course, out of old barn wood.

-- psipos@snakebite.com





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ChuckV

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#1 posted 267 days ago

Paul,

I love to see old wide boards used like this. That is a wonderful looking bench.

You used through tenons. I guess they are also “wedged” or maybe it’s “pegged”. I’m sure others have more knowledge of this.

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Monte Pittman

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#2 posted 267 days ago

Classic looking work. Nice.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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MadeinMT

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#3 posted 267 days ago

Very nice. Acquired some barn wood myself recently and am planning a couple of projects. Love the look go old weathered wood.

-- Ron, Montana

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Reverse_Pivot

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#4 posted 267 days ago

Nice looking bench! I think the term is “tusked tenons”.

-- -Tim

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Dusty56

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#5 posted 267 days ago

Looks like it has been around for 100 years already : ) Awesome !

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hoss12992

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#6 posted 267 days ago

Great job

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Fishinbo

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#7 posted 262 days ago

It’s gorgeous! Love the rustic appeal and awesome joinery. Great job!

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