A River Runs Through It - Canadian Woodworking Magazine

Woodworkers' Gallery: Baie D'Urfe, QC. 

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A River Runs Through It



Made by Brian Penning

This bench is made starting from a single walnut board with a strip of maple marrying the two halves of the board back together. Maloof-style joinery connects the maple legs to the seat and no fasteners were used. A router template was made for the dish bit to follow the maple stripe. I finished this bench with Minwax Antique Oil with a little gloss marine varnish added. It took me approximately 40–50 hours to complete the piece.