Bathroom bench is finished.

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Project by cwdance1 posted 07-17-2009 02:44 AM 2991 views 0 times favorited 11 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Go easy guys on me as this is my first ever piece of furniture. We needed a bench for the bathroom, so I was inspired by all the projects here to build it myself. The top is pine and legs are oak taken from the old vanity top. As you can see in the second picuture it goes good with the new tile and the shutter I did some time ago. Still working on the grouting but the tile is finally up. I did make a mortise on each of the legs. First time I tried to do that too. No close up as the joint was not as tight as I wanted it to be. Over all it came out good enough for its job.

Thanks for looking.

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#1 posted 07-17-2009 02:46 AM

Great job. Looks fantastic and useful.

-- Jerry--A man can never have enough tools or clamps

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#2 posted 07-17-2009 03:03 AM

Great Looking Bench!

The choice of wood looks great with the tile colors and the privacy shutters.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#3 posted 07-17-2009 04:02 AM


Nothing to ashamed of here. Looks great and you did a nice job on the finish.

Keep up the good work and won’t be long until you’ll be putting us all to shame.

-- Makin' Sawdust!!!

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#4 posted 07-17-2009 04:19 AM

For a first piece of furniture, this is a beauty. I can’t say mine came out this well.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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#5 posted 07-17-2009 04:43 AM

you are doing fine ,
it looks real good !
welcome .

-- david - only thru kindness can this world be whole . If we don't succeed we run the risk of failure. Dan Quayle

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#6 posted 07-17-2009 04:44 AM

hey Terry
This a super bench great job.

-- Custom furniture

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#7 posted 07-17-2009 04:53 AM

Nice!.............looks sturdy!

-- "Good artists borrow, great artists steal”…..Picasso

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#8 posted 07-17-2009 12:44 PM

Nice bench.

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#9 posted 07-18-2009 01:19 AM

Nice bench & the tile and shutters are looking good too!

-- You know.... I think that old wood needs to be furniture.

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#10 posted 07-18-2009 01:20 AM

Nice work! I’d build one for my wife if we had the room.

-- "The only thing that counts is faith, expressing itself in love." --Galatians 5:6

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#11 posted 07-28-2009 02:25 AM

Terry: Great job it looks great. Before you know it you will be running out of room in your house to put all your furniture. Thanks for your postings, keep them comming.

-- Monty Q, Columbia, South Carolina.

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