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Project by Delta356 posted 08-22-2010 02:14 AM 1418 views 1 time favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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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

FREY WOODWORKING INC.





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KnotCurser

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#1 posted 08-22-2010 02:18 AM

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.

-bob

-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: rrww@rhoadesclan.com / www.rhoadesclan.com

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BillyJ

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#2 posted 08-22-2010 03:23 AM

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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learnin2do

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#3 posted 08-22-2010 04:59 AM

cool!

-- christine

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#4 posted 08-22-2010 09:29 AM

Nice job, Beautiful and simple But attractive design

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#5 posted 08-22-2010 01:28 PM

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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helluvawreck

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#6 posted 08-22-2010 02:36 PM

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 08-24-2010 09:37 PM

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

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