A River Runs Through it

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Project by Brian posted 06-21-2009 02:08 PM 14217 views 102 times favorited 64 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Piece made from a single walnut board with a maple strip marrying the 2 halves back together.
Incorporated the Maloof joint for the legs to seat connection.


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#1 posted 06-21-2009 02:15 PM

Now that is one cool stool… the joints and timber …..nice job Brian.

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#2 posted 06-21-2009 02:17 PM

Very impressive Brian!

-- spanky46 -- Never enough clamps...Never enough tools...Never enough time.

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#3 posted 06-21-2009 02:18 PM

well it sure looks like you had fun with this ,
very well done !

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#4 posted 06-21-2009 02:25 PM

Nice job. About how thick is it?

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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#5 posted 06-21-2009 02:33 PM

Brian, the joinery adds a unique look to the piece and the maple inlay adds to the visual interest of the table.

This is a very interesting piece that combines both art and functionality.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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#6 posted 06-21-2009 02:39 PM

Awsome job. I love the way you joined the legs to the top.


-- If at first you don't succeed...Don't try skydiving

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#7 posted 06-21-2009 03:17 PM

Very nice idea and very well done.

Thanks for sharing with us .

-- Not my woodworking

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#8 posted 06-21-2009 03:52 PM

very nice. very imaginative. i really like it

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#9 posted 06-21-2009 03:58 PM

Cool design, I really like this wonderful ,creative and unique. Well done

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#10 posted 06-21-2009 04:16 PM

Very cool. Great way to take advantage of that knot.

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#11 posted 06-21-2009 04:25 PM

Thanks for the kind words.
It’s 1-1/2” thick.
I added another I did with walnut and mahogany. Bubinga sun.


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#12 posted 06-21-2009 05:39 PM

I love the joints. Great job!

-- Hold on! Let me get the board stretcher!

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#13 posted 06-21-2009 05:39 PM

Beautiful benches. Just gorgeous, the finish and construction screams to say touch me. Awesome pieces. These are pieces of architecture.

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#14 posted 06-21-2009 06:40 PM

Cool design and good incorporation of the knot.

-- Happy woodworking!

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#15 posted 06-21-2009 06:52 PM

A great project. I really like the legs and the river….

-- Max "Desperado", Salt Lake City, UT

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