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Project by Woodn88s posted 07-03-2009 06:15 PM 1364 views 3 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Every year in May our little town has a Kiwanis “on air” radio auction to raise money for the Kiwanis club and I always make something for the auction, This bench was made for the 2007 auction and brought $135 for the club.
It is constructed of Poplar and is all mortis and tenon joinery. I sprayed it with Kilz exterior primer (oil base) and then 2 coats of exterior white oil based paint with an HVLP gun.

The initial planning consisted of going to Walmart and buying 2 clay pots….......the bench was built around the pots.
Gregg

-- I want to know Gods thoughts....rest are details "A. Einstein"





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CSlabon

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#1 posted 07-04-2009 07:51 AM

good idea having the pots hanging off like that. keeps any water away from the rest of it. Nice job.

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#2 posted 07-04-2009 07:57 AM

good bench nice design well done.

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#3 posted 07-14-2009 07:22 PM

Very unique, & well done!

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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