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what i've been doing #3: new bench

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Blog entry by Dave posted 1336 days ago 1114 reads 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch
« Part 2: Messy shop Part 3 of what i've been doing series Part 4: more bench »

I found wood.. close buy… ok now what?
I bought 8 board feet of ribbon sapele to build a bench for my wife. While we were shopping that day we like to go to second hand shops. We stopped at an antique shop and i started digging around and found a 6 by 1 foot board in the back of the store. It was black walnut and very figured. I asked the old guy what he wanted for it. He scratched his head and said “20 bucks”. I said “sold”. So I got home and started to try to create something ‘me’ and my design.
Here is the start.

more to come…...

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com



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Chip

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#1 posted 1336 days ago

That’s a great board for $20 Dave! Not sure where you’re going with this… but I like what I see. Looking forward to the next entry!

-- Better to say nothing and be thought the fool... then to speak and erase all doubt!

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rivergirl

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#2 posted 1334 days ago

More more more!!!

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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Dave

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#3 posted 1331 days ago

Thanks Chip and Rivergirl. My wife is waiting for this to be finished so she can sit on it insteed of the end of the bed to put her shoes on.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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