rustic bench with carved vine

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Project by Steve Esterby posted 04-10-2012 03:27 PM 2832 views 4 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

this is made from redwood driftwood and cedar legs. I’m gonna have my 14 year old nephew help me make a bunch of these to sell at farmers market this summer. should be a quick enough project to hold his interest, and garden benches always sell great. I use what ever wood I have.

-- [email protected],the best teacher is repetition.

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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 04-10-2012 04:31 PM

Nice work sir. Always glad to see your postings.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 04-10-2012 05:08 PM

I like furntures made of natural timber like this one. With that additional carving, you did very well. Good luck in selling. Thanks for sharing.

-- Sam Shakouri / CREATING WONDERS WITH WOOD.....Sydney,Australia....

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#3 posted 04-10-2012 05:12 PM

I like that very much. Good luck with your sales; I’ll bet these will be a big hit!


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#4 posted 04-10-2012 05:55 PM

great looking bench. what does a bench like this sell for in your area?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#5 posted 04-10-2012 08:21 PM

I always enjoy your furniture Steve this bench like all your work is a real rustic charmer.


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#6 posted 04-10-2012 09:13 PM

THAT is really neat! Good job! :)

-- Turning perfectly good wood into sawdust and kindling since 1990.

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#7 posted 04-10-2012 10:40 PM

Beautiful bench and the carving is very nice and adds a LOT to the bench. Good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#8 posted 04-11-2012 12:49 AM

Nice hunk of driftwood.
good luck

-- Doug...

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#9 posted 04-11-2012 02:10 AM

Great job! Now put a little stamp pad on the carving and you’ll know who sat on it! LOL!

-- LittlePAW - The sweetest sound in my shop, next to Mozart, is what a hand plane makes slicing a ribbon.

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#10 posted 04-11-2012 05:53 AM

Great design. Both top and bottom…...........

-- mike...............

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#11 posted 04-11-2012 06:01 AM

That is one fine bench!

#12 posted 04-13-2012 12:02 PM

Hi Steve,I like your works.


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#13 posted 04-14-2012 04:48 AM

good contrast between cedar and redwood,especially when the price is right.hope you sell a ton this season.

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