Solid Oak Bench

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Project by missouriwood posted 04-04-2014 02:28 PM 1901 views 12 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bench I made for a customer who wants six of them to place around his business. I wanted to stay with a simple design and also make it very sturdy. It’s made from red oak. Thanks for looking at it.

-- Eric, Lone Jack, MO

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#1 posted 04-04-2014 02:41 PM

You did a fine job on this bench.

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#2 posted 04-04-2014 03:12 PM

That is a very nice looking bench. I like the clean lines and the whole design. I think I need to make two for my shop and add bottoms on the stretchers you used for some handy storage. These would be great for low stands to work on cabinets and for show when customers come by. Thanks Eric. Well done.

-- Narinder, Calgary, Ab.

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#3 posted 04-04-2014 03:15 PM

Very nice bench it has a real high end look.

-- wood crafting & woodworking classes

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#4 posted 04-05-2014 01:37 AM

Very nice. I really like the design.

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#5 posted 04-05-2014 02:32 AM

Thanks for all the kind comments, I really appreciate it.

-- Eric, Lone Jack, MO

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#6 posted 04-05-2014 03:52 PM

that is a really beautiful bench. Sometimes the most simple ideas are the most elegant. Very well done!

-- You know I'm on the level 'cause my bubble's in the middle.

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#7 posted 04-06-2014 01:58 AM

I also like the simplicity and strength to your design. You did a good job with it.

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#8 posted 04-07-2014 04:38 PM

Nice bench and congratulations on the order. Is that mortise and tenon? I love missouri red oak.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#9 posted 04-09-2014 02:07 PM

Classy looking solid bench! Beautiful wood and well made joints. Great job!

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#10 posted 04-10-2014 02:27 PM

Thanks again for all the kind comments, I really appreciate it.

-- Eric, Lone Jack, MO

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