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Blog entry by motthunter posted 1902 days ago 6057 reads 3 times favorited 17 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have been traveling for a few weeks now for work and saw the perfect solution for deck seating on a house on a river near Bangkok. When I get to my deck project, I plan to replicate it for me. I just wanted to share it with everyone. It is beautiful.

-- making sawdust....



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kiwi1969

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#1 posted 1902 days ago

Sweet idea, might borrow that one myself.

-- if the hand is not working it is not a pure hand

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motthunter

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#2 posted 1902 days ago

sweet ideas are what I like to read about and post.

-- making sawdust....

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Mark Gipson

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#3 posted 1902 days ago

Was you taking a tour along the canals in Bangkok on a long tail boat? I think I might have seen that house a while ago myself.

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motthunter

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#4 posted 1902 days ago

I was on a boat like that, but I was in a different city 80+ Kilometers to the north called Ayuttaya. This is the old capitol of Thailand. I also got to ride an elephant there.. Kind of cool.

Here are a few non lumber related pics for those who may be interested.





-- making sawdust....

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Mark Gipson

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#5 posted 1902 days ago

Nice, I live about an hours drive from Ayutthaya. We go there for a day out a couple of times a year.

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stefang

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#6 posted 1902 days ago

Great idea and probably a lot of work to make, but certainly worth the effort for something so original.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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Moron

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#7 posted 1902 days ago

Thats very cool and a “first” for my eyes too

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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motthunter

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#8 posted 1902 days ago

Had I known you were so close, I would have invited oyu for a coffee.. oh well.. Next time I am in town.

I would love to find someone with a good profile or some basic drawings for this structure. I will have to do at least 4 or 5 mock ups to get it just right.

-- making sawdust....

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MsDebbieP

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#9 posted 1902 days ago

thank you for sharing the photos—just amazing.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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shinju

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#10 posted 1902 days ago

very cool,may use the look on my next job. thank’s shinju

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a1Jim

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#11 posted 1902 days ago

unique bench

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sharad

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#12 posted 1901 days ago

I am visiting Bangkok in August. Hope to see this bench. Thanks for sharing other pictures.
Sharad

-- “If someone feels that they had never made a mistake in their life, then it means they have never tried a new thing in their life”.-Albert Einstein

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ahock

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#13 posted 1901 days ago

Just be sure to check the codes in your area. There a few municipalities where I live that won’t allow a bench like that unless the back of the seat is at least 36” high.

-- Andy, PA ~Finding satisfaction in creation

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TopamaxSurvivor

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#14 posted 1901 days ago

I intended to do some benches simliar to that, but it hasn’t gotten done yet ;-((

-- "some old things are lovely, warm still with life ... of the forgotten men who made them." - D.H. Lawrence

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Mark Shymanski

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#15 posted 1871 days ago

Great pictures.

-- "Checking for square? What madness is this! The cabinet is square because I will it to be so!" Jeremy Greiner LJ Topic#20953 2011 Feb 2

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