Walnut bench with woven seat

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Project by jcsterling posted 02-03-2017 01:26 PM 1752 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this walnut bench to be auctioned off at a fundraiser for my sons school. I was happy to hear that it fetched a little over 900 dollars.

-- John , Central PA , on facebook:!/pages/JC-Sterling-fine-furniture/104430802928776

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#1 posted 02-03-2017 01:48 PM

To me, this is one of my best liked.

-- Paul from New England "No man is a failure who is enjoying life". William Feather

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#2 posted 02-03-2017 02:00 PM

Very cool

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#4 posted 02-03-2017 05:38 PM

Wow…congratulations! It’s always nice to be able to use one’s woodworking skills for good causes like this.

-- Dave, York, PA, Wildside Woodworking

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#5 posted 02-03-2017 05:55 PM

That IS nice. The combo of dark wood and light weave looks stellar.

-- The smell of wood, coffee in the cup, the wife let's me do my thing, the lake is peaceful.

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#6 posted 02-03-2017 06:11 PM


Maybe the buyer would like the little table o go with it? Damn you’ve been productive! LOL!

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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#7 posted 02-03-2017 09:53 PM

great work john love the look on this 900 hundred dollars they got a very good deal on a high quality piece of furniture and the school made some well needed money,win win for all.excellent work again.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#8 posted 02-03-2017 11:16 PM

Great looking bench for a great cause—good on you!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#9 posted 02-04-2017 02:37 AM

Classic design. Really nice.

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#10 posted 02-04-2017 11:32 AM

This bench is very attractive. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles

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#11 posted 02-04-2017 12:58 PM


I like the way the square seat rails look, and from that stand point they are perfect.
I find seat rails should be more rounded. It saves wear on the webbing and makes the seat last longer. But there is always that balance between looks and function.

It is beautiful.

-- nice recovery, They should pay extra for that mistake, Eric E.

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#12 posted 02-06-2017 08:37 AM

This is a absolutely stunning project! Would you mind sharing the basic dimensions please?

-- Andries - South Africa

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#13 posted 02-10-2017 01:05 AM

Unfortunately, you do not see many project like this anymore, the weaving idea was a great one, and I am sure it will be around for a long time. You have a wonderful talent weaving

-- Norman - I never never make a mistake, I just change the design.

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