Chocolate Bench

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Project by Hybridwoodwork posted 08-03-2013 11:59 PM 860 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

TartanSailor posted a bench like this a couple of months ago and I stored the picture (#5) in my favorites as I do with other things that I may want to try someday. I just couldn’t stop thinking about it though and just had to make one so I could get on with my life! Solid local black Walnut and an attempt at french polish with linseed oil, shellac and paste wax. Thanks TartanSailor for your post!
it’s not an exact copy but I did work off his photos. 5 degrees splay on the legs.

-- How it happened that Mastro Cherry, carpenter, found a piece of wood that wept and laughed like a child.

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#1 posted 08-04-2013 12:57 AM

Looks awesome! Really like the figure on the seat! Well done.

-- Carl, Iowa

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#2 posted 08-04-2013 01:21 AM

Very nice

-- Robert in middle TN

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#3 posted 08-04-2013 02:54 AM

A fine family heirloom HybridWW, congrats.

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#4 posted 08-07-2013 04:07 PM

It’s a beauty! The top is gorgeous and the design is great especially the legs. Great job!

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#5 posted 08-07-2013 04:48 PM

This is a nice piece. It turned out great.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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