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just a few pics of the benches i make out of mahogany then paint with a gloss marine enamel
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#1 posted 08-15-2008 12:10 PM
Thanks for the post
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#2 posted 08-15-2008 12:49 PM
Very nice looking benches, Picture 3 looks like a good place to relax and gather thoughts . Very good build
-- Mike, Bruce Mississippi = Jack of many trades master of none
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#3 posted 08-15-2008 01:40 PM
very nice benche.great job
-- jeanmarc manosque france
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#4 posted 08-15-2008 01:57 PM
Great looking benches. Thanks for sharing.
-- My favorite piece is my last one, my best piece is my next one.
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#5 posted 08-15-2008 05:23 PM
NIce job, they look great
-- Glenn, New Mexico
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#6 posted 08-15-2008 09:54 PM
Nice job, I resently made a simple stool for my wife to sit at when she became tired after working in the garden. I made it out of cedar and was disappointed with the finish I applied. (spar varnish) I hated to finish the wood with a white coat covering the color of the wood. However I can see from your’s that the white paint makes it stand proud. My has stained and I am going to cover it as you have with a ext paint. Thanks for taking the time to post your project. I needed that push….
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#7 posted 08-15-2008 10:21 PM
really nice work
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#8 posted 08-15-2008 10:25 PM
geez they look real good thanks for sharing
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#9 posted 08-15-2008 10:27 PM
Very well made didn’t Norm make a few similar to that ?? He had a name for them but I didn’t think they were English.Alistair
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#10 posted 08-15-2008 11:12 PM
Nice job Mjon.
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#11 posted 08-15-2008 11:54 PM
NYWS has this as the name…Lutyens Bench.
mjon, I like this design better. Simpler and easier joinery. Norm’s is too complicated.
Oooo… painted mahogany? Isn’t that sacrilege here in LumberJocksland?
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#12 posted 08-16-2008 07:22 AM
Great looking benches! Thanks for posting.
-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa
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#13 posted 08-16-2008 11:44 PM
Fine Woodworking Magazine also featured a similar bench a couple of years ago. I ran across it on Google Images & built one similar from the picture. You have done a nice job Mjon. I painted mine as well & it too is sitting in a nice location in the garden.
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#14 posted 09-12-2008 02:09 PM
Great jobdo you know where i can get a set of plans for your bench?paul
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