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Project by ytsejamr posted 12-16-2008 06:33 PM 26374 views 39 times favorited 37 comments Add to Favorites Watch

So here is a piano bench I made for my wife. We were given a free piano a few years ago, but no bench.

I decided to make it all “curvy” . . . just because.

I had a couple blogs about the design process.

Here are a few more shots . . .

-Brian





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CharlieM1958

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#1 posted 12-16-2008 07:22 PM

What, no ebony for the black keys?

I really like this!

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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isetegija

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#2 posted 12-16-2008 07:24 PM

Nice design and fine craftsmanship.
Very well done.

-- Not my woodworking http://woodworkessence.com/

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ytsejamr

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#3 posted 12-16-2008 07:25 PM

Ha! I thought about that . . . briefly.

I actually thought about it more for the key “separators”, but ended up using a piece of scrap walnut I had laying around.

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EricS

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#4 posted 12-16-2008 07:27 PM

I really like this bench. Very creative!

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oldskoolmodder

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#5 posted 12-16-2008 07:54 PM

Nice Job, this reminds me to do a few piano related projects, asap.

-- Respect your shop tools and they will respect you - Ric

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brianinpa

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#6 posted 12-16-2008 07:54 PM

Looks great. I like the design and the curvyness!

-- Brian, Lebanon PA, If you aren’t having fun doing it, find something else to do.

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Russel

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#7 posted 12-16-2008 08:02 PM

Very cool. Thanks for the extra pictures.

-- Working at Woodworking http://www.VillageLaneFurniture.com

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Dennis Zongker

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#8 posted 12-16-2008 08:34 PM

Sweet!!! Nice design.

-- Dennis Zongker

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DannyBoy

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#9 posted 12-16-2008 09:10 PM

That is truly awesome! Great job and concept.

~DB

-- He said wood...http://hickbyassociation.blogspot.com/

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Woodhacker

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#10 posted 12-16-2008 09:31 PM

Brian, beautiful job. I love the design.

Thanks for posting it.

-- Martin, Kansas

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Todd A. Clippinger

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#11 posted 12-16-2008 09:36 PM

This is a great piece and you are supporting the performing arts!

Very creative and the craftsmanship is wonderful.

Did you have this published?

-- Todd A. Clippinger, Montana, http://americancraftsmanworkshop.com

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TedM

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#12 posted 12-16-2008 10:33 PM

Cool!

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ytsejamr

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#13 posted 12-16-2008 10:43 PM

Published where? :-) Just made this for my wife who plays occasionally. The piano is usually covered with plastic since it’s in the basement with the rest of the workshop. In fact, it’s taking up valuable tool space if you ask me.

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sidestepmcgee

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#14 posted 12-16-2008 11:23 PM

very creative ,I’ll take one even if I dont have a piano

-- eric post, tallahassee FL

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rtb

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#15 posted 12-17-2008 12:00 AM

Hope your wife dosen’t read the last comment or you may spend your holiday in the basement covered with plastic! Meanwile its still a great design and an attractive bench.

-- RTB. stray animals are just looking for love

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