Paint Room Bench

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Project by Roger posted 04-02-2015 09:32 PM 1909 views 1 time favorited 47 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I know it’s been quite a while since I posted a project, but, I have been busy, really. Haven’t been in the hammock once,...................yet. :) That time is coming soon. Anyhoo, I’ve been working on this “paint-bench” for the wifee’s paint room on and off for a few months. The carcases are 3/4 and the drawers are all 1/2” w/3/4” plywood face. She wanted something that she would have plenty of storage for paints, etc., and a nice area for an easel or two. We grabbed the mitered counter tops during a decent sale at Manards up there in Columbus, IN. A nice drive and Wow!, what a store, Manards is. Sheesh! Anyhoo again, Kat painted the carcases a green color called Dried Tyme, and I stained the drawer faces with some Generals Black Cherry get stain. It gives it all a nice earthy look about it, and final coated w/MinWax Poly, 3-coats. The drawer pulls are antique bronze and I used some scraps to fab up a nifty jig for installing them on the drawers. That clamp you see in that pic is on of 4 I purchased from Manards w/the counter tops, for 5 bux on sale, plus, they gave me a 5 buck rebate, so, the 4 clamps were free. WhoopWhoop! I like that 4-letter F-word. Anyhoo/3, thnx for stoppin by and any and all comments, good/bad/ugly are always appreciated…................well, not the ugly ones. lol. It feels good to get a project posted…......It’s been a while. I’ll post a few more pics below

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#1 posted 04-02-2015 09:36 PM

Here are a few more pics:

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed.

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#2 posted 04-02-2015 09:38 PM

Looks good, Roger…the bench that is :-)

Keep your blades sharp and your mind dull!

-- Marty,, 866-444-6996

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#3 posted 04-02-2015 09:38 PM

Nice job Roger one that counts and will put you back in the good graces.
Now I guess you deserve some hammock time and a Guinness or two but then get back to some real stuff and post it .

Happy Easter .


-- Kiefer

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#4 posted 04-02-2015 09:39 PM

Beautiful bench Roger. Your wife will love it, I’m sure. I know what you mean about Menards. I experienced one on a visit to my dad’s place in Illinois. Wow, what a store.

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#5 posted 04-02-2015 09:41 PM

I wondered why this bench was so nice and then I read that it was for your wife.
“Happy wife, happy life” I always say.
No matter what you do, it is always first class.
And I am STILL jealous of the beard!

-- "They don't want it perfect - they want it SPECIAL"

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#6 posted 04-02-2015 09:49 PM

Some people have it and some people don’t. You, Roger, have it in abundance.

-- Wood is a gift from God/Nature that maintains its beauty forever via the hand of a woodworker.

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#7 posted 04-02-2015 09:51 PM

Your wife must be painting with a big smile now.
Even the cat looks pleased.
Is that a sausage in your ear?
Fine work and what a wonderful shop you have.
Thought the drawer handle was a hold fast when I saw it on the second picture in the comments, but could not figure out how it was bale to hold…
Ahhh yes the hammock, I think I need soon to go out and have a night in mine also.
Best thoughts,

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect. Democraticwoodworking.

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#8 posted 04-02-2015 09:55 PM

Roger..That be awesome….
It is always fun to do a project for our family and see and feel the excitement and enjoyment of it.

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#9 posted 04-02-2015 10:02 PM

You’re a sweet talkin devil with that girl of yours Roger :: ))
This sure will get you some ice cream & cookies for Easter,
Great piece mate I see the cat’s looking for it’s bed so it must be a winner all round

-- Pete G: If you always do what you always did you'll always get what you always got

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#10 posted 04-02-2015 10:25 PM

Nice work and the shop is pretty awesome too! Nice and organized with lots of space.

-- Brad, Texas,

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#11 posted 04-02-2015 10:27 PM

That looks really great Roger. I’ll bet your wife just can’t say enough good about you!

We have a Menards in Topeka and you said it what a store. They have just about everything don’t they? Do not go there very often because I spend too much money.

-- Kelly, Allen,KS

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#12 posted 04-02-2015 10:39 PM

your a good husband, the cabinets look great and i know she will appreciate them, i do believe the kitty cat is standing guard…lol…don’t work to hard , there old be some hammock time…with some ice cream…just writing tht word set off a slew of wow i want some really bad….in fact a banana split sounds really good…..your fault roger…

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#13 posted 04-02-2015 10:40 PM

Nice, and your shop is as big as my house (almost).

-- "The pursuit of perfection often yields excellence"

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#14 posted 04-02-2015 11:05 PM

You go Roger.
You got style, my man.
Good job on your cabinets. And the fact that they are for the little woman… Well that’s just special.

Lookin good. I wish I would have gotten the multi colored floor tiles instead of all gray.

-- -- I'm no rocket surgeon

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#15 posted 04-02-2015 11:18 PM

Nice everything Roger and are you with me when I say I hope that whomever invented the Kregg fixture is rich as can be for their invention ?

-- Dick, Malvern Ohio - Your imagination is your only holdup

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