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White spruce bench with mortice and tenon
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#1 posted 02-19-2014 01:12 AM
Solid looking bench. Good work.
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#2 posted 02-19-2014 01:12 AM
Really nice work sir
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#3 posted 02-19-2014 01:43 AM
Very nice work, mighty sturdy looking bench. How you going to finish it?
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#4 posted 02-19-2014 01:57 AM
The client is in charge of that
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#5 posted 02-19-2014 03:38 PM
Nice design and good work.
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#6 posted 02-20-2014 12:33 AM
Super sturdy looking bench. You could probably drive a car on it.
I’ve never used a mortise and tenon joint (yet), but I plan to incorporate them into my next project.
Does the end of the tenon need to go all the way through the leg for strength? Or could you stop the tenon short and have the end grain not show?
#7 posted 02-20-2014 12:41 AM
Thanks i didnt try for the car but is shure to last a long timeThe leg to bench slab is a mortice and tenon and the legs are a lap joint, you could stop it before as long as its tight because thats where the weight transfer to the other pieces
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#8 posted 02-20-2014 01:21 AM
Very nice; I like it!
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#9 posted 02-20-2014 04:53 AM
Excellent work! How will you finish it?
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#10 posted 02-20-2014 05:41 PM
Looks really good and sturdy. Sure to last many, many years.
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#11 posted 02-22-2014 01:59 AM
Solid looking bench. I like the simplistic, but strong look.
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#12 posted 02-25-2014 03:05 PM
That’s a beautiful and sturdy looking bench. Like the clean look of the wood and those hefty legs. Great job!
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