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Farm wheel bench

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Project by peterrum posted 05-27-2016 09:35 PM 1005 views 8 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I had a couple of fir slabs lying around that were shouting to me “Make a bench out of us.” So I fired them Yakisugi style with a tiger torch, top coated with tung oil, used some U bolts to attach them to the spokes of the old farm wheels. Chocked the wheels with some rocks and now my slabs are happy.

-- Carpe Diem





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pottz

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#1 posted 05-27-2016 10:24 PM

now that is a very cool way to re purpose,i love that look of the old rusty wheels with the fir boards it just goes together,great job.

-- sawdust the bigger the pile the bigger my smile-larry,so cal.

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Mean_Dean

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#2 posted 05-27-2016 11:56 PM

This bench is screaming “sawmill” to me! Looks great—and looks like it belongs at an old sawmill, in front of a log cabin, where people sit and take in the action!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" James Lawrence, CAPT, USN

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#3 posted 05-28-2016 02:28 AM

Nice quick build bench, wheels look like they are from a horse drawen mower.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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helluvawreck

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#4 posted 05-28-2016 12:43 PM

This is very creative and makes a nice bench.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- 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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