Outdoor Bench & Planter

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Project by Jon McGrath posted 11-01-2010 11:21 PM 2091 views 10 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Recycle! All components are either scrap/cut offs from other projects or my son’s disassembled bed.

Very pleased with the outcome, painted due to the wonderfully ugly greenish hue of treated lumber, left over 4×4’s from fence project.

Hope it inspires – just a clean geometric project that I saw from a pile of stuff in my way…

-- Jon

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#1 posted 11-01-2010 11:52 PM

Very cool design JCM well done.

-- Custom furniture

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#2 posted 11-02-2010 12:49 AM

Great job – looks like a nice bench! Recycling is the best – especially when it can turn out this nice! Thanks for posting. Only thing left is figuring out what type of plant goes in there – or is that the wife’s job?

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

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#3 posted 11-02-2010 01:49 AM

Excellent design! Well done.

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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#4 posted 11-02-2010 02:22 AM

Love the look! nice work.

-- Z, Rockwall, TX

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#5 posted 11-02-2010 05:30 AM

Very nice design

-- mrg

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#6 posted 11-02-2010 06:44 AM

Neat design. Good use of scraps and leftovers.

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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#7 posted 11-02-2010 08:14 AM

Nice design and work….....!!!!!!!!

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#8 posted 11-02-2010 09:49 PM

That’s a beautiful thing!

-- can't talk, woodworking -- p1g furniture design

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