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Project by MasonSanDiego posted 1336 days ago 2978 views 5 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The first of a few benches to be made for the table. Pine for the ends and redwood for the top. The ends are pegged together and the top is screwed in from the bottom (thanks to the helpful suggestions from my last project post).

I thought this would be a relatively simple project. As it turns out, some of the cuts were more difficult to make than I anticipated. Many lessons learned in the making of this project. Overall I am pleased though. Next ones will come out much better than this one!

-- Mason





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RWJones

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#1 posted 1336 days ago

Mason,
I like your work on this project. I’m drawn to clean, simple projects that also serve a purpose. Nice job!

Roger

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wseand

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#2 posted 1336 days ago

Very nice love the look of the bench.

-- Bill - "Freedom flies in your heart like an Eagle" Audie Murphy

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dakremer

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#3 posted 1336 days ago

i also like simple clean lines. Very cool bench

-- Hey you dang woodchucks, quit chucking my wood!!!!

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Splinterman

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#4 posted 1336 days ago

Hey Mason,
Good strong bench…well done.

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rivergirl

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#5 posted 1336 days ago

I like this bench. That type of construction is so strong and durable. My brother built me a low coffee table table height/size table that has a similar type of 2X base. I have used that table in my preschool and now at home as a porch table and it still looks good and does not have a bit of wobble despite being sat on, stood on and leaned against daily for about 25 years. Nice job!

-- 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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MasonSanDiego

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#6 posted 1333 days ago

Thanks for the comments everyone!

-- Mason

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