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Walnut bench after Nakashima

Walnut bench after Nakashima

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Several years ago I bought a walnut slab from a sawyer in Missouri. I looked at it for several years, off-and-on, and a couple of months ago put it in my shop. Having nothing wide enough to flatten...

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An Asian Cherry

An Asian Cherry

This asian inspired bench serves as standby seating in a casual dining room and is formalized by its solid cherry construction. The floating seat is independently supported between each pair of...

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Reed Bench

Reed Bench

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Built entirely from hard maple and walnut. Joinery is the key to  overall aesthetic as well as the strength of bench. The marraige of contemporary design and traditional woodworking techniques is...

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Shanes Backyard Workshop

Shane's Backyard Workshop

This blueprint consists of a overall close to perfect workshop. As you can see I laid out all of my machines and materials in a orderly fashion in a letter C shape. Starting at the bottom you pick...

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Karas Shoe Bench

Kara's Shoe Bench

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When my wife asked me to make a bench that we could store our shoes under for the entryway of our home, this may not have been what she had in mind.  But I say, if it's worth doing, it's worth...

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Feels good to be back at Colonial Williamsburgs hand tool conference

Feels good to be back at Colonial Williamsburg's hand tool conference

FWW co-sponsors a wonderful event,"Working Wood in the 18th Century," every year at Colonial Williamsburg. The presenters started bending and cutting wood right away this year.

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Bench - Ironwood and Cocobolo

Bench - Ironwood and Cocobolo

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  The seat is desert ironwood and the primary leg piece is cocobolo.  The third leg and other structural elements are bolivian rosewood.    I love Nakashima’s work and...

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Is Danish Modern the furniture style of our time?

Is Danish Modern the furniture style of our time?

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While Maloof and Krenov certainly created the template for the modern studio furnituremaker, I think they they also shared an furniture style: an offshoot of Danish Modern. And recent makers have taken up that mantle.

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 JAPANESE GARDEN BENCH

JAPANESE GARDEN BENCH

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I made this after an articel in Fine Woodworking. I think the design is beautiful but honestly it's not so comfortable to sit in. So if I make another one I will increase the angle on the reare...

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Garden Bench - Asian inspired

Garden Bench - Asian inspired

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I found the design here on FW. Made some small design modifications to suite my liking, and built it. For the bottom rail I made a template and used a router and flush trim bits to form the...

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Cherry Bench

Cherry Bench

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This base of the bench was inspired by the conoid table made by George Nakashima. it's made from cherry, finished with 5 coats of a 3 part oil blend. the top of the bench is my own design. there is...

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Bonzai Bench

Bonzai Bench

Bonzai Bench for a very serious Bonzai enthusiast, made of cypress, ss fasteners, waterproof adhesives

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Hall Bench

Hall Bench

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Hall Bench made from African Mahogany. Featuring hand panited Gingko Leaf accents. Finish is Oil Varnish/Shellac.

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