Long white oak bench with through-tenons

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Project by phil colleran posted 04-14-2014 12:04 AM 1725 views 9 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Rift sawn white oak with purpleheart wedges. This proved to be very difficult to assemble. It pays to have a plan and I didn’t. Each of the three legs had to be cut in half vertically to insert the stretcher.

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#1 posted 04-14-2014 03:38 AM

That is gorgeous! I have through tenons on my list of things to incorporate into my next project. You did excellent with them!

-- Brian, Omaha, NE... So many projects, so little time!

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#2 posted 04-14-2014 03:42 AM

Phil, that is a great looking white oak bench. I like the curved stretchers, and appreciate the figure of the oak. My last project was a pair of white oak benches, and they can be fun to build.

Thanks for sharing.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#3 posted 04-14-2014 03:19 PM

Super looking bench Phil,these little incidentals like how it goes together gets by the best of us. :)


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