LumberJocks

Log Seat in 7 hours

  • Advertise with us
Project by anthm27 posted 05-22-2017 03:43 AM 914 views 2 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Found these two Logs on the rubbish pile, both 4metres long.
I suspect they where roof supports for one of the old fishing village houses here in Hong Kong.

I suspect they are cypress pine. With the Father and Brother in Laws help we ripped them with my old 9 inch Makita saw, a rip either side, and created this garden seat. I retired the old alpine skis and used them for bracing at the back. All in 7 hours pre Happy Hour.

One of the pics shows the total waste of the project from the two logs, we used it to roast some pork.

Thanks for reading ,I hope you like it.





9 comments so far

View anthm27's profile

anthm27

106 posts in 889 days


#1 posted 05-22-2017 03:58 AM


This was the wastage

This was the team

Oh and the Pork, all in all a great day

View BenjaminNY's profile

BenjaminNY

118 posts in 1181 days


#2 posted 05-22-2017 02:43 PM

Love the skis! In Vermont you see benches made of old skis and snowboards all over the place. Great job.

View Woodwrecker's profile

Woodwrecker

4071 posts in 3354 days


#3 posted 05-22-2017 03:37 PM

Boy O boy, if that isn’t ingenuity, I don’t know what is!
Great job brother.
You can do more with less, then a lot of pro’s I know.
I really like when I see you have posted a new project.
Very nice work.
(And nice roasted pork too!)

-- Eric, central Florida / Utor praemia operibus duris

View helluvawreck's profile

helluvawreck

28180 posts in 2645 days


#4 posted 05-22-2017 04:57 PM

You did a nice job on this bench and it’s always nice if you can use salvaged wood.

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

-- 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

View Hawaiilad's profile

Hawaiilad

3083 posts in 2800 days


#5 posted 05-22-2017 08:24 PM

What a great bench for two.. I so remember my stops in Hong Kong many years ago. Always like walking around town seeing all the neat buildings.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

View Mean_Dean's profile

Mean_Dean

5609 posts in 2926 days


#6 posted 05-22-2017 09:54 PM

Great salvage of those logs—and great looking bench! I’ll bet you’ll get a lot of enjoyment from it!

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

View anthm27's profile

anthm27

106 posts in 889 days


#7 posted 05-22-2017 11:44 PM

Thanks for all the encouraging comments, really, thanks for reading and viewing. Didn’t expect to get it to the daily top 3.
Cheers

View JayZ's profile

JayZ

2 posts in 221 days


#8 posted 05-23-2017 01:13 AM

What you need is…..a belt sander.

View anthm27's profile

anthm27

106 posts in 889 days


#9 posted 05-23-2017 01:15 AM



What you need is…..a belt sander.

- JayZ

Yes , you are confused

Have your say...

You must be signed in to post the comments.

DISCLAIMER: Any posts on LJ are posted by individuals acting in their own right and do not necessarily reflect the views of LJ. LJ will not be held liable for the actions of any user.

Latest Projects | Latest Blog Entries | Latest Forum Topics

HomeRefurbers.com