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Bench for Backyard Fire Pit

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Project by drbyte posted 07-28-2014 01:19 PM 892 views 0 times favorited 1 comment Add to Favorites Watch

Needed a bench for beside the fire pit so built this Saturday. Very similar to lumberjock mips’ bench posted a few days ago. I used three sets of legs. Bench is 48” long. I added 2×6x24 inch ‘feet’ to each leg. Legs are splayed at 10 degrees and back is tilted at 10 degrees. May add a 2×6 across back and drill a couple of large holes for beverage containers/cups/bottles. All pressure treated lumber and plated screws. 3/8 inch bolts added to where back supports cross leg assembly. It is very heavy and very stable! Used 7 2×4x96 inches and 1 2×6x96 inch. It sits fairly comfortable with the 10 degree back. Might get a couple of boat cushions to keep hanging in garage to throw on it. Wife likes it and that’s the most important thing you know!

-- Dennis, WV





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#1 posted 07-28-2014 10:30 PM

A couple of end tables, a hot toddy, and you are set for a brisk fall evening.

-- Made in America, with American made tools....Shopsmith

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