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Adirondack Bench

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Project by MasterSergeant posted 02-28-2020 08:27 PM 556 views 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I finished the Adirondack Bench last night. Solid walnut and 44” long making it a two butt bench . The technique for me to master on this was the two pairs of through tenons, they had to be exactly and precisely cut, I did it!!
The last picture is a table-saw blade brake I made from the cutoff of the bench legs. Necessity is the mother of invention.
The walnut I used was from very old stock I had on the racks. The wood in some areas had turned an olive drab and not very attractive. I tested some General Antique Walnut Stain on some scrap that disguised the discoloration very well. For the top coat I applied 3 coats of General Oil Satin sanding between coat.
Thanks for looking!!

-- Kelly, woodworker under construction





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swirt

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#1 posted 02-29-2020 01:36 AM

Beautiful bench. Well done.

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

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#2 posted 02-29-2020 03:42 PM

nice looking bench great work i love walnut

-- eric underwood

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