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Project by Doug Scott posted 08-06-2017 10:10 PM 521 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After 20 years it was time for new ones , western white cedar just last so long, this what I spent some of my July vacation working on. the Hickory should last a lot longer with 5 coats of Helmsmen finish should do it and I reinforced the seats with 1” square steel to Carrie the heavy loads. The top two board are 17” wide 1 1/4 thick.

-- Furniture By Douglas, Comstock Park, MI





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woodbutcherbynight

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#1 posted 08-06-2017 11:45 PM

Nice work. Great project that did not take forever to get done and can be enjoyed by all.

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#2 posted 08-07-2017 07:45 AM

nice re-do.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#3 posted 08-07-2017 02:08 PM

You did a nice job refurbishing this table with new wood. Nice work!

helluvawreck aka Charles
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#4 posted 08-07-2017 02:11 PM

Wonderful job.

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#5 posted 08-07-2017 08:42 PM

Great idea reinforcing the benches with 1” sq steel. Nice refurb job.

-- R. Smith Central Iowa

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#6 posted 08-09-2017 04:48 PM

Man that looks like a new table, Doug!! that Helmsman Poly it great stuff, too!!

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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