5 Board Bench

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Project by will delaney posted 02-06-2013 07:38 PM 3836 views 7 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a 5 board bench that is a 9 board bench. The legs are two pieces of walnut doweled together and the top is three pieces of maple. The floors in my home are maple that was grown and milled locally with a mixture of birdseye tiger and everything in between. I like the way it looks so I used tiger maple on the sides and birdseye in the center. The top is screwed on from the bottom using glued blocks to the rails. Sanded down to 220 and 4 coats of General Clear.

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#1 posted 02-06-2013 09:09 PM

I like the mix of the wood grain. Nice.

-- Chris K

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#2 posted 02-06-2013 09:38 PM

Beautiful bench design, great combination of woods. Looks very sturdy and useful.

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#3 posted 02-07-2013 01:51 AM

Very nice bench ,great job.

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#4 posted 02-07-2013 02:12 AM

Gorgeous. That made a truly exceptional bench.


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#5 posted 02-07-2013 02:02 PM

Great job!! Like the combination of woods.

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#6 posted 02-07-2013 09:25 PM

Fantastic wood combination, like the beautiful design and great finish. Well done!

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#7 posted 02-08-2013 02:32 AM

tiger and birdseye…together….LOVE IT

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#8 posted 05-27-2013 07:48 PM

Nice bench out of beautiful wood.

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