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Project by Jerrybox posted 12-15-2018 08:10 PM 770 views 0 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My daughter asked me to build two sturdy benches. I used oak, using quarter sawed material since I wanted to do the inlay work without major distraction from the grain. The inlay work is alternating birch and ebony. The photos do not show the underside work, but the benches would likely hold an elephant.

-- Jerrybox-Boxes Unlimited





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mdzehr

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#1 posted 12-15-2018 08:30 PM

Very nice Jerry. How did you do the inlay?

-- Mike, Lancaster PA

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#2 posted 12-16-2018 02:02 AM

Nice inlay work

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - my biggest fear is that when I die, my wife sells my toys for what I told her I paid for them

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#3 posted 12-16-2018 02:29 AM

Good benches… Great inlay, Well done.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#4 posted 12-17-2018 09:28 PM

I glued up the ebony and birch fan shape, knifed the boundaries and removed the wood with router and chisel. On the straight ways, this is a saw cut filled with the same two woods their lengths gradually getting shorter as the design moves toward the center dot.

-- Jerrybox-Boxes Unlimited

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