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Project by eddie posted 12-02-2016 11:28 PM 1222 views 5 times favorited 22 comments Add to Favorites Watch

with winter time coming , Know up north its been there a while but down here i just mowed my yard i hope for the last time for a while , its been getting down into the 40s at nite and what we love to do around here is build a fire in the pit and swap lies ,drink a drink and just visit with friend s and let the kids roast winners , , i myself would a lot rather do that then go to the mall or shop , just let me have a drink and relax a while , this bench is a easy build and some what comfortable , .im sure there are a lot of things a person could do with it to dress it up , but i just needed a KISS bench, as i was once told KEEP IT SIMPLE STUPID , :) .here are some links but i found em on https://www.pinterest.com/ ........http://adkfamilytime.blogspot.com/2012/01/aldo-leopold-bench-plans.html .......... these are just a few there are many , its simple ,fast and only a couple of boards , i used 2×12x10 but im going to build one more and thinking 2×10 , thanks for looking and yall have a merry Christmas …........

-- Jesus Is Alright with me





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#1 posted 12-02-2016 11:57 PM

I have never seen one like it before. Love it.

-- Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#2 posted 12-03-2016 12:08 AM

Monte its a neat bench it called for a 4’ but i went with 5 ’ and its solid , need a few to put around the fire pit

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#3 posted 12-03-2016 12:24 AM

Good job, Eddie! You captured the design very well, I need to put a couple of these out by my Little Free Library. Thanks for the inspiration.

-- Ron in Lilburn, Georgia.  https://ronaylor.wordpress.com

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#4 posted 12-03-2016 01:28 AM

rest thine weary backside down
and rejoice with the spirit
exalt in the children
roasting their wennies

nice work eddie
looks easier than those sling chairs
that flop around
when you go to use ‘em

-- 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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#5 posted 12-03-2016 01:32 AM

Nice job Eddie. Should fit the bill perfectly. My bro in law just posted one he made on facebook the other day.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#6 posted 12-03-2016 02:42 AM

thanks Ron

Thanks David i thought about Ghost s memorial pit would need one , when i get out there well make him one

thanks Bill , you have gave the addiction to your BIL, you know he will want a Festool for Christmas :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#7 posted 12-03-2016 03:15 AM

Well, he can buy one for himself. He already has a sawstop.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#8 posted 12-03-2016 03:33 AM

Bill in that case tell him you want one , look forward to seeing all at Charles place , tell your son my beards getting long :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#9 posted 12-03-2016 03:44 AM

He will be happy to hear that. He was talking about you the other day and again tonight.

-- Bill M. "People change, walnut doesn't" by Gene.

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#10 posted 12-03-2016 01:38 PM

This is a perfect addition to that nice firepit. I can almost hear the stories coming from there… lol

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Keep your dust collector fed. Kentuk55@yahoo.com

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#11 posted 12-03-2016 01:44 PM

thanks Roger ,just dont believe all of em, :)

-- Jesus Is Alright with me

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#12 posted 12-03-2016 02:53 PM

I can just imagine sitting around the flames (and stealing some of your firewood), Eddie!

-- God bless, Candy

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#13 posted 12-03-2016 02:58 PM

nice work

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#14 posted 12-03-2016 03:19 PM

a very nice simple bench …... looks like it would work well on the back deck at camp ….......... GREAT JOB

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#15 posted 12-03-2016 03:31 PM

Eddie, this is a new design to me. It makes a nice practical bench. Good work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- helluvawreck aka Charles, http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

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