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Project by ralbuck posted 05-01-2018 11:59 PM 1089 views 0 times favorited 20 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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I was asked about a economy bench for a community garden. Picture shows result.

T & E design again. From armrest to armrest is 8 feet 2 inches long.

Will be almost donated; I am making my $.02 per hour; still cheeeeeeeaper than golf, fishing, or shooting!

Keeps hands and mind both working too.

All rescued wood; mostly cedar. Hey I use new screws!

It is strong enough that I jumped on both seats and the table too. I am not large(about 145 lbs,) but that should be sturdy enough,

-- Wood rescue is good for the environment and me! just rjR





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ZAGREB

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#1 posted 05-02-2018 12:08 AM

good job,buddy
some old bones now can rest
You have a big heart

-- bambi

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Dave Polaschek

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#2 posted 05-02-2018 12:18 AM

Nice work! And looks sturdy enough to last a while.

-- Dave - Minneapolis

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#3 posted 05-02-2018 12:19 AM

Very solid job Ralbuck. Nice work.

-- Grumpy - "Always look on the bright side of life"- Monty Python

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crowie

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#4 posted 05-02-2018 12:20 AM

That looks like it belongs in a garden, a top place to sit, read, enjoy a cuppa and take in the surrounds….

Well done on recycling the timber; I bet it was when screws & the lacquer that put the costing over the top!!

-- Lifes good, Enjoy each new day...... Cheers from "On Top DownUnder" Crowie

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#5 posted 05-02-2018 12:23 AM

Like the simple and functional design. Well done.

-- Bob, BC, Canada http://www.etsy.com/shop/abby702

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oldrivers

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#6 posted 05-02-2018 12:25 AM

Mighty Fine you did a Great Job!

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#7 posted 05-02-2018 01:06 AM

Nice work on that seat unit!!

Jim

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

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#8 posted 05-02-2018 01:35 AM

Looks great, someone will have a sit down, and really enjoy the bench, good work.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Grumpymike

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#9 posted 05-02-2018 01:50 AM

I just wanna sit there with my soda and watch the others work …

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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#10 posted 05-02-2018 02:02 AM

wonderful job on the bench, your reward will be the appreciation of all the people that sit on and rest their weary bones.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#11 posted 05-02-2018 02:14 AM

That’s a great looking garden bench. I would be happy to park my trunk on it. Nice work.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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Jerry

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#12 posted 05-02-2018 02:14 AM

Wow! I really like this!

-- There are good ships and there are wood ships, the ships that sail the sea, but the best ships are friendships and may they always be. http://www.geraldlhunsucker.com/

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#13 posted 05-02-2018 05:59 AM

Looks like real ’’Dolce vita’’ to me. Nice work!

-- Ivan, Croatia, Wooddicted

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Porchfish

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#14 posted 05-02-2018 12:54 PM

Nice bench and great design ! goodon’ya

-- The pig caught under the fence is always the one doing all the squealing !

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#15 posted 05-02-2018 03:22 PM

I really like the economy of design. Nicely done!

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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