Figured Redwood Bench

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Project by SantaPaulaCraftsman posted 08-29-2021 11:52 PM 759 views 0 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Came across this incredibly figured 8 foot long 30 in wide Redwood slab. A little too small for a dining table, but it makes for a great bench. Penofin rosewood oil finish

-- Life so short, the craft so long to learn

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#1 posted 08-30-2021 01:38 AM

wow what a nice way too honor a spectacular slab of wood.your bench lets the wood be the star.nice job man.

-- 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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#2 posted 08-30-2021 03:03 AM

What a wonderful bench it is too. Nice use, and great job.

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#3 posted 08-30-2021 03:19 AM

Beautiful, I haven’t had the chance to work with Redwood yet. Great job !!! Mel

-- MEL, Kansas

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#4 posted 08-30-2021 11:25 AM

that can leave a person speechless -

-- 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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Jim Jakosh

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#5 posted 08-30-2021 04:26 PM

Very beautiful and unique. Nice work on it!!!!!!!!

Cheers, Jim

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

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#6 posted 08-31-2021 12:25 AM

I’ve never seen such beautiful redwood…

Great project to show off that figure and beauty…well done…

-- mtnwild (Jack), It's not what you see, it's how you see it.

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#7 posted 08-31-2021 01:42 AM

Beautiful. Your design really showcases the beauty of the slab.

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#8 posted 08-31-2021 01:44 AM

Beautiful wood and execution. I like what you did with the back legs.

-- Galootish log blog,

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James E McIntyre

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#9 posted 08-31-2021 04:36 PM

I like the rustic look. It’s appropriate for a wonderful California wood.

You web site is very impressive too.

-- James E McIntyre

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