Custom Built Pond Bench

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Hi there this is another bench I built for the same customer, a while back. This bench was designed off the one my grandfather made in the early 60’s as a bench to site by the waterfall in the back of the house ,(Which is still running on the same motor…) The bench has two cement blocks that the customer had, and I bought an 8 foot piece of cedar decking. It is stained with a dark cedar stain the customer had order…
Hope you enjoy.

Thanks, Michael Frey
Portland OR


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#1 posted 1419 days ago

Very neat! I like how you took two common items and turned them into something uncommon!

I may be taking this idea and making it my own!

Thanks for posting this.


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#2 posted 1419 days ago

Very nice job. Looks like it is very sturdy.

-- I've never seen a tree that I wouldn't like to repurpose into a project. I love the smell of wood in the morning - it smells like victory.

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#3 posted 1419 days ago


-- christine

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#4 posted 1419 days ago

Nice job, Beautiful and simple But attractive design


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#5 posted 1419 days ago

I am going to try one of these… I like the use of the decorative block.

-- Homer : "Oh, and how is education supposed to make me feel smarter? Besides, every time I learn something new, it pushes some old stuff out of my brain."

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#6 posted 1419 days ago

Your creativity and energy never ceases to amaze me. Great work.

-- 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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#7 posted 1417 days ago

I like the use of the decorative blocks very much. Nice bench.

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