Garden Bench

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Project by Derek Oliver posted 10-08-2014 05:10 PM 1341 views 4 times favorited 2 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was looking at my profile the other day and realized that it had been quite a while since I posted anything. To remedy that, here is a garden bench I built this summer. It’s made mostly of 4×4’s, with a couple of 2×4’s and a 1×4 tossed in for good measure. I’m always conflicted about what finish to use on my outdoor projects. This time I simply went with Boiled Linseed Oil. I realize that means reapplication every year but I sure like the warm glow it gives the wood and I prefer the feel of it versus the plastice feeling of a spar urathane.

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#1 posted 10-08-2014 06:01 PM

That’s a very rugged bench but very attractive as well.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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#2 posted 10-08-2014 06:56 PM

Derek, that came out really nice, even more so considering that you used construction material!

-- Peter Brown - Collector of WD-40 and wood splinters

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