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Project by bassett72 posted 03-17-2018 01:23 PM 359 views 0 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Very simple project, I know, but this is my first attempt using pocket hole screws. This is just 2” x 10” pine with Minwax Wipe On Clear Gloss Poly. 4 coats, with doing 600 grit sanding after each coat. I put the poly on after putting it together, but almost wish I would have done son, then screwed it together. Hard to say.





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Joe

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#1 posted 03-17-2018 03:41 PM

Nice job, looks to good to sit on. Kreg jig works great doesn’t it? Thanks

-- CurleyJoe, In Southern Indiana

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bassett72

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#2 posted 03-17-2018 06:36 PM

Yes, fairly easy to use!

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#3 posted 03-17-2018 06:48 PM

You did a very nice job on that…..Welcome to Lumberjocks….

-- K. Stone “Tell me and I forget, teach me and I may remember, involve me and I learn.” ― Benjamin Franklin

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bassett72

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#4 posted 03-17-2018 07:11 PM

Thanks! For those who have used Pocket holes often, I’m assuming you typically hide the holes? Since it wasn’t really necessary on this piece, I didn’t.

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#5 posted 03-17-2018 09:20 PM

This is a beautiful piece and The wood is wonderful.

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

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#6 posted 03-17-2018 09:24 PM

remarkable finish on this piece ….. GREAT JOB :<))

-- Tony Reinholds,Pa. REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN

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#7 posted 03-18-2018 01:02 AM

That is a good looking and solid bench. Should serve you well for a long time and look god the whole time.

-- Earl "I'm a pessamist - generally that increases the chance that things will turn out better than expected"

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