Dog Bone Bench

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Project by GersCustomWoodworks posted 02-28-2016 05:05 AM 1050 views 3 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This was built for our local animal shelter. They auctioned off a memorial plaque to be put on it. The funds are to build a new building where the bench will be in the reception area.
The bench is made of stacked 2×4 and 2×6. It’s not actually a solid stack but built to look like one

-- Jeff, Missouri,

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#1 posted 02-28-2016 05:16 AM

Very funny project and good looking too.

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#2 posted 02-28-2016 08:15 AM

GEEZ, you must have BIG DOGS over there.

Great idea and it should look very good in it’s new surroundings.
Thanks for sharing.


-- Bob, Western Australia, The Sun came up this morning, what a great start to the day. Now it's up to me to make it even better. I've cut this piece of wood 4 times and it's still too damn short.

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#3 posted 02-28-2016 01:01 PM

Love this. Hope it raised a lot of money for the shelter.

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#4 posted 02-28-2016 02:31 PM

The auction was last night. The winning bid was $500 for the memorial plaque. The family of a friend of mine got it for her grandpa that passed last year. She is also the same friend that works with the shelter and asked me to make a “bench”. Very happy for them! The shelter also has a donor that’s going to match $50,000 in fundraising for the new building!

-- Jeff, Missouri,

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#5 posted 02-28-2016 03:30 PM

A great bench for a great cause, and a great fundraising idea. Thanks for sharing.

-- Leafherder

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#6 posted 02-28-2016 08:02 PM

All for a Wonderful cause. I’m pretty sure one of our dogs has a bone just like that laying around here somewhere

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#7 posted 02-28-2016 09:12 PM

Larry, I hope it’s not that big!
Thanks for all the comments. Had to go pick it up from the fundraiser this morning. Now to store it until they get the new building built! Lol, part of the deal. But if we get attracted by a large dog I feel as though I would be prepared!

-- Jeff, Missouri,

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#8 posted 02-29-2016 01:02 AM

Neat ! And good on you for doing such a nice job on it!

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#9 posted 02-29-2016 04:14 AM

That’s just down right cool. Good Job!

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