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Garden Bench #1: Construction1

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Blog entry by michaelkaragiozis posted 1250 days ago 675 reads 0 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Hi folks. I decided about a month ago to start building a garden bench to replace a broken one that we bought from a shop near my place. Shop bought garden bench was cheap and flimsy. This is my progress so far.

I am nearly finished with the construction. Just the seat rails and Back slats and that’s it.

Front and Back legs are laminated because I didn’t have stock thick enough.

Wood is unknown, probably some sort of oak. Arms are probably red wood I think. All the timber is recycled from an old shed I tore down from a reno.

I am going to go for a walnut finish and try to blend everything together.



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steliart

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#1 posted 1250 days ago

Going very nice, and recycled wood!
bravo
Stelios

-- Stelios L.A. Stavrinides: - I am not so rich to buy cheap tools, but... necessity is the mother of inventions - http://www.steliart.com --

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rivergirl

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#2 posted 1250 days ago

Great reuse of wood! Looks nice and I can’t wait to see the finish. :)

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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