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Walnut Bench with Asian Accents

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Project by Sparkyy posted 03-04-2014 06:35 AM 2207 views 18 times favorited 15 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Walnut bench from 2 inch stock. Pretty simple design finished in tung oil. The legs and top have a slight taper. My oldest son has laid claim to it for his new house when he gets it!





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#1 posted 03-04-2014 07:29 AM

i love that slight taper on the top… well done

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#2 posted 03-04-2014 07:41 AM

Very nice. Gotta love the look of thick walnut. Interesting choice to use two wedges on the Tusk ‘n tenon. I also like that you left the knots in.

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#3 posted 03-04-2014 08:38 AM

Beautiful wood, great job

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#4 posted 03-04-2014 08:49 AM

Great looking bench

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#5 posted 03-04-2014 08:56 AM

“Simple” design beautifully executed, proportions just about perfect, just love Walnut, WELL DONE.
What are the dimensions ?.

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#6 posted 03-04-2014 12:26 PM

Wonderful Walnut, Good design, a beautiful work thanks for sharing

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#7 posted 03-04-2014 02:47 PM

Very beautiful. I love that design.

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#8 posted 03-04-2014 03:01 PM

That is a beautiful piece and the wood is wonderful.

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#9 posted 03-04-2014 07:54 PM

very nice

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#10 posted 03-04-2014 08:15 PM

Clean design, beautiful execution. Added to favorites :)

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#11 posted 03-04-2014 08:59 PM

That thing is sweet!

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#12 posted 03-05-2014 12:04 AM

Beautiful walnut bench. Too purty to sit on. Haha

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#13 posted 03-05-2014 01:28 AM

I can see why your son has laid claim to it—it’s beautiful!

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#14 posted 03-07-2014 04:55 AM

Thanks everyone! My son decided to change his mind and laid claim to my latest bench. Which will be published in a few minutes! This walnut bench is 20 inches high, 14 inches deep and 44 inches long. Tung oil finish has held up pretty well. Now to get to work on another one…

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#15 posted 03-11-2014 02:18 PM

Fantastic solid bench! Love the design and style and the walnut is gorgeous. Excellent job!

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