Jackies Bench

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Project by BigD1 posted 12-30-2013 06:18 AM 821 views 3 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project started as a head board from a single bed. I was asked if I could build a bench. The inlay wood is purple heart. It was a fun project, and had some challenges. The end result was a piece of furniture that will last for many years.

-- Donald Baty

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#1 posted 12-30-2013 06:43 AM

This is a wonderful bench.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 12-30-2013 07:21 AM

Thank you Jim for a look. I will post more pictures of this project, so you can see the finish project. I will post them as Jackies Bench…..Jackies Bench 1…...Jackies Bench 2. Hope you enjoy. BigD1

-- Donald Baty

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#3 posted 12-30-2013 03:26 PM

Great looking bench, great to reuse.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#4 posted 12-30-2013 03:35 PM

I love the design and you did a fine job on it.

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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#5 posted 01-02-2014 05:54 PM

Fantastic bench! Beautiful design and functional as well. The purple heart really stand out and awesome finish. Great job!

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#6 posted 01-06-2014 04:42 AM

She’s a real Beaut.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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