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This potting bench is a Mother’s Day gift for my wife.
May 13, 2015
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#1 posted 05-13-2015 03:44 AM
That’s a really nice, well-balanced piece. What were the rough dimensions?
-- Chuck, Pullman, WA
#2 posted 05-13-2015 03:55 AM
Cabinet is 36” tall (including bench top) by 45” wide by 24” deep. Bench top has a 1 1/2 inch overhang. The back shelf is 60” tall. Thanks for your comment!
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#3 posted 05-13-2015 08:14 AM
My!!! that is beautiful! Excellent design thought….an artisinal garden implement for CERTAIN. I really like it. Nice job.
-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC. http://www.quackycalls.com
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#4 posted 05-13-2015 12:13 PM
Wow, that is a really nice looking potting bench. Great lines.
-- Chris K
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#5 posted 05-13-2015 02:05 PM
That is a great addition to your home and so nicely done.
helluvawreck aka Charleshttp://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com
-- 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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#6 posted 05-13-2015 07:40 PM
Nice looking bench. Did you use pocket screws on the doors?
-- "If the women don't find you handsome you should at least be handy" - Red Green
#7 posted 05-13-2015 07:51 PM
The doors and sides of the cabinet are actually tongue and groove car siding.
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#8 posted 05-13-2015 10:18 PM
What did you make it out of?
#9 posted 05-13-2015 11:14 PM
It is made from treated pine (2×4s for the frame, 2×6s for the bench top, 1×6 car siding for the cabinet sides,1×6s ripped in half for the trim and back shelf slats, and 1×6s for the bottom of the cabinet).
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#10 posted 05-13-2015 11:14 PM
NICE Potting Bench!! I showed it to my wife and she said she would take it in the house.
-- Never put youself in a bad situation or how could we have prevented this accident ;-)
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#11 posted 05-13-2015 11:45 PM
Man that’s a great looking potting bench! I’ll bet your wife gets a lot of use and enjoyment out of it this summer!
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#12 posted 05-14-2015 12:34 AM
Great job with this potting bench. Just in time for the season.
-- AJ, Long Island. New York
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#13 posted 05-14-2015 12:46 AM
beautiful….don’t let my wife see this
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#14 posted 05-14-2015 01:36 AM
Sweet.Favourited, gonna make my wife one!
-- Paul M ..............If God wanted us to have fiberglass boats he would have given us fibreglass trees. http://thecanadianschooloffrenchmarquetry.com/
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#15 posted 05-14-2015 11:03 AM
Great job, beautiful potting bench. She will love it congrats.
-- Soli Deo gloria!
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