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Patio bench from leftover cedar

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Project by elbarneso posted 08-14-2014 05:17 PM 2022 views 8 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I recently built a bunch of cedar planters in my backyard and had some leftover cedar that was just perfect for patio bench. The design is nothing new and I believe has been posting on LB before – slight curves on the side aprons to give a more comfortable seating area as the thin slats are laid down. I screwed down the slats, glued in some maple plugs, and then sprayed the whole thing with a couple coats of satin finish. The bench is comfortable for me (6’4”), but feels too high for most people, so I will probably trim a couple inches off the legs.





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#1 posted 08-14-2014 05:54 PM

Very cool, i dig the design

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#2 posted 08-15-2014 01:08 AM

That is really cool. Great job

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#3 posted 08-23-2014 12:34 PM

I am a huge fan of cedar and really like this. Gives me some ideas. Thanks.

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