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12 white Oak live edge free form benches 8' long for Jack Daniels Corp.

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Project by TexPenn posted 275 days ago 2056 views 0 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

12 white Oak live edge free form benches 8’ long for Jack Daniels Corp. For their cooperage visitors center. 12 benches made with white oak to represent the white oak that their barrels are made from. I made a batch of 10 for them around 7 years ago & now they are opening a new visitors center with 12 new benches. Kiln dried white oak, with a clear satin spar urethane finish. White oak butterflies too. Not in every piece, just here & there where needed.

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





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 275 days ago

Very awesome work. You’re one of my inspirations.

-- 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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TZH

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#2 posted 275 days ago

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KentuckyTreeRat

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#3 posted 275 days ago

Perfect client woodworker match! They look great Ted! Congratulations man. Now if the folks at Knob Creek could just get a gander at your catalpa log chair….

-- "My glass aint half empty, or half full....I drank it all." -Me www.kentuckyliveedge.com

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a1Jim

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#4 posted 275 days ago

Good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Diwayne

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#5 posted 275 days ago

Great job.

-- What one man can do, another man can also do.

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Don W

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#6 posted 275 days ago

Nice Benches. I helped pay for those Benches. I’ll try to drink enough so you can build another 12 soon :-)

-- Master hand plane hoarder. - http://timetestedtools.com

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Sawdustonmyshoulder

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#7 posted 274 days ago

Awesome job! Where is the visitors center?

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

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TexPenn

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#8 posted 274 days ago

Thanks to all!!!! The visitors center is in Trinity Alabama. thats where they make the barrels I guess.

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

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Jofa

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#9 posted 274 days ago

Those are fantastic. Beautiful work!

Hope you got some JD in the deal.

-- Thank you Lord for the passion and ability to make things from your creation.

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CalgaryGeoff

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#10 posted 274 days ago

Awesome benches and great fit with JD. Hope they continue opening centers and filling them with your benches.

-- If you believe you can or can not do a thing, you are correct.

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ralbuck

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#11 posted 274 days ago

Great Job!

Hope the pay included samples of thier excellent product!

-- just rjR

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gfadvm

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#12 posted 274 days ago

Very nice benches and LOTS of people will see them. Hope you put your contact info on them.

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Rick

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#13 posted 274 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed! Thanks For Sharing!

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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pintodeluxe

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#14 posted 274 days ago

You have highlighted the natural beauty of the white oak with these benches. Great job leaving some character in the planks, it really adds to the beauty and visual interest.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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danoaz

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#15 posted 274 days ago

Big Oak fan here. I really like the well done butterflies. I have seen other people cut those “deformation” out and it really bothers me. Like the dog too. You have to give her/him credit tho. ;-)

-- "Simplicity and repose are the qualities that measure the true value of any work of art." Frank LLoyd Wright

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