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These two benches are made of alder with a dark walnut stain. Through-tenon detail on the legs. Full bench is 42” x 13” and the half bench is 22” x 13”.
-- ~ Fulfilling a dream amidst the sanding and shavings ~
Apr 07, 2014
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#1 posted 04-07-2014 05:45 AM
Nice looking benches.
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#2 posted 04-07-2014 06:02 AM
Very nice Nantucket benches. I like them in alder.
-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush
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#3 posted 04-07-2014 07:24 AM
Very nice! We have one in our living room which is very similar to the full one; it’s over 120 years old. The through tenons are pegged; and the top/seat is hand carved with design is up to about 3/16 deep. I think it was done in New Orleans for my Grandfather.
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#4 posted 04-07-2014 08:50 PM
Great work! Great design & execution.
-- Mike from Lansdowne, PA
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#5 posted 04-07-2014 11:47 PM
Very nice. I like those a lot.
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#6 posted 04-08-2014 12:18 AM
Love how the finish turned out!
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#7 posted 04-08-2014 01:35 AM
Well done! And I truly like how the stain took on the Alder. I really like this style of bench . . . design from the Woodsmith Shop. yes?
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#8 posted 04-08-2014 01:19 PM
Great job!! The alder looks good stained.
-- Jack, Albuquerque
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#9 posted 04-08-2014 01:23 PM
These benches are very attractive. Nice work.
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#10 posted 04-08-2014 11:35 PM
Thanks for the thumbs up everyone … a nice, simple bench plan.NickyP … yes, it was from an older Woodsmith edition … a couple of changes to height and shelf size.
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#11 posted 04-11-2014 02:27 PM
Beautiful benches! The woods are gorgeous with the stain. Great design, well executed especially the joints. Great job!
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