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Project by jhtuckwell posted 10-22-2010 11:25 PM 3209 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this redwood bench using stainless steel bolts and screws from a plan in a current Wood working magazine. I added one coat of Pennofin stain and three coats of spar varnish.

-- Jamie, Sedalia, Colorado





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MayflowerDescendant

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#1 posted 10-23-2010 01:03 AM

Jamie,

This is a beautiful piece. Great job! Thanks for sharing.

-- Glen - Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

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#2 posted 10-23-2010 01:44 AM

Boy that looks sturdy really good job.

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#3 posted 10-23-2010 02:47 AM

This should be around for a loooooooonnnnnnng time!!!! Good Work!!!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#4 posted 10-23-2010 02:55 PM

Great job, very nice!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 10-23-2010 03:24 PM

Great looking bench. It will hold up longer outside than my Maple bench will…

-- Hal, Tennessee http://www.first285.com

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#6 posted 10-23-2010 05:50 PM

Great bench with a great setting, wish i could sit a spell…BC

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#7 posted 10-23-2010 06:34 PM

which type of penofin stain did you use ?

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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#8 posted 10-23-2010 07:09 PM

Jim:
I used a Pennofin “Redwood” stain in the blue can. However I did not care for the dull look of it so to add a bit of shine to the bench I put on 3 coats of gloss spar varnish.

-- Jamie, Sedalia, Colorado

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#9 posted 10-25-2010 05:27 AM

Thanks,
Beautiful work

-- When I was a boy, I was told "anyone can be President", now I'm beginning to believe it!

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