Piano Bench

Made this piano bench for my daughter who started taking lessons. The top and legs are made from reclaimed black locust from a bridge in Brooklyn. Tried something a little different to attach the legs. Used sliding dovetails instead of m&t.


Beautifully done!  The sliding dovetails look great. Don't know much about black locust - is that the natural color or stained?
Corelz - nice bench.  Locust was used before PT lumber.  very rot resistant.


A very clean looking design, and the sliding dovetails came out great, Well done.

Main Street to the Mountains

Nice smooth Bench, good job.

-- Soli Deo gloria! ( To God alone be the Glory)

Great looking bench, Danny!!!. Sliding dovetails are a cool way to go. I like variety in construction , too!...........Cheers,, Jim

Cheers, Jim ........................ Variety is the spice of life...............Learn something new every day

Nice, I've never done it.  
Did you cut some of the bottom of the tenon off so the shoulder could cover the mortise?
Looks like a good, long lasting, bench.

Figuring out how to do something you have never done is what makes a good challenge.

Love the sliding dovetails. Super functional but still old world elegant. 

Ryan/// ~sigh~ I blew up another bowl. Moke told me "I made the inside bigger than the outside".

Very nice bench, Corelz! Looks like you’re now an expert on sliding dovetail legs. ;-)

May you have the day you deserve!

Great looking bench, solid and sturdy looking also. Excellent job !!!   Mike
Thats the natural color BB. The finish I think was satin wipe on poly. 
Jim you had some input on the design of this one. 
Yes Bently I cut a little off of the dovetail to cover the socket. 
Dave every time making sliding dovetails is a new adventure.
Thanks everyone for the comments
nice work my friend.so glad to see you come to the promised land. here it's all about the work we do,not a bunch of bullshit.we'll we do some of that too-lol.

working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.