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Project by slick1970 posted 1910 days ago 1454 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one was like really thrown together at the last minute. Pecan for the bench, White Oak for the legs. The bench is sturdy,but I should have made the legs wider or thicker. As long the bench is on concrete it’s fine. A little unstable if I put it on the lawn. As they say ” You learn from your mistakes and correct them on future projects”. Anyhow everyone was pleased with it and got much used during the Birthday Party for my grandmothers 80th year. Thanks for looking. God Bless

-- David, Tignall,Georgia

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#1 posted 1910 days ago

Man, where do you guys get this great wood?! The pecan looks fun to work with. As for stability… what about putting a wider cross member ground level on each leg? That might give it a steadier stance.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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#2 posted 1910 days ago

A very nice looking bench. Good job!

-- Never board, always knotty, lots of growth rings

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#3 posted 1910 days ago

Yes, I definitely use this one if you invite me to your party!
good work.

-- Junji Sugita from Japan,

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#4 posted 1910 days ago

love it!!!!

-- tn hillbilly.." tryin to do the best i can with what i got "

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#5 posted 1909 days ago

HI love pecan you could always add something to the bottom to make it more stable brian

-- gagewestern

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#6 posted 1909 days ago

That’s one heavy duty bench. nice

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 1909 days ago

Thankyou, Everyone for the comments. I have one more short piece of Pecan left. I may use it for an brace at the bottom,like yaw said. Again Thanks for looking.

-- David, Tignall,Georgia

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