Custom Maple rustic modern Anniversary Bench

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Project by TexPenn posted 03-31-2009 04:57 AM 4367 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

A present to someones parents. 4’ long bench with custom calligraphy done by my Mother in Law, Daria Varner. Soft Maple seat, back, & butterflies & cherry supports. Spar urethane finish. Then JFF I included some freshly sawm 4X24X8’ & 9’ slabs waithin for their turn in the kiln. These can be resawn into several bookmatched sets! & could be for sale.

-- Ted, TX or PA

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#1 posted 03-31-2009 08:33 AM

Beautiful bench out of beautiful slabs.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#2 posted 03-31-2009 03:16 PM

Good lookin bench!

-- Kirk H. --

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#3 posted 04-02-2009 07:02 PM

I love the design but the urethane doesnt look like it did anything to the wood. is it bad lighting or just a real light finsh??? other then that i like it alot.

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#4 posted 04-02-2009 07:10 PM

Good eye!!!! The piece is lightly sealed on the back only. Then the calligriphy was done. The photos were taken befor the seat & supports were done at all.

-- Ted, TX or PA

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#5 posted 10-07-2010 03:28 AM

That is one nice bench and tell Daria she does some beautiful calligraphy!!!!!!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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#7 posted 04-11-2011 09:33 PM


-- al.chazy ny

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