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Project by jSchrock posted 01-02-2009 02:13 PM 1314 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This project took a lot more work than i had intended. A 2×8 was used and cut into 3/8 strips and then glued together and put into a jig to curve the wood. i was surprised at how strong the strips are my niece and nephew use it for a bridge and their between 40 to 60 lbs a piece.

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#1 posted 01-02-2009 02:45 PM

This is cool! And yes, could be used as a small bridge.

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#2 posted 01-02-2009 04:12 PM

I can see where this could be a lot of work. Cool idea!

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#3 posted 01-02-2009 09:41 PM

i thought it was a bridge too…cool planter…would love to see it with plants…

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#4 posted 01-02-2009 10:36 PM

That is very elegant. I like the way it just flows! How did you assemble it? Is it mortised & tennoned???


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#5 posted 01-03-2009 12:25 AM

I like it! I wish I was creative like that.

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#6 posted 01-03-2009 05:46 PM

multi-purpose :)


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#7 posted 01-03-2009 11:06 PM


the planter platform are held up with 1/2 in. cleats on the inside then i nailed the strips on yeah i cheated.


took the plants off for winter.

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