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Walnut Buckboard Bench

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Project by ringosmills posted 12-18-2010 05:56 PM 2101 views 1 time favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a buckboard bench that I made for my wife. It is made with Walnut. The pic is before I put the finish on it. Just used a hand rubbed tung oil finish. It was a fun project to do. And have since done a few more in all types of wood species. Very popular item to sell in rural America. I have seen a few of these on here. But most of the kits were purchased through Rockler. I got my kit from the Patent holder. Here is their site for those that are interested. http://www.woodkitsandplans.com/index.php?main_page=index&cPath=4 They also offer a discount for buying 10 or more kits. Thanks for looking.

-- Nate- Bryan, Ohio





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Jamie Speirs

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#1 posted 12-18-2010 06:10 PM

That is a great idea.
Is it a comfortable seat?

Jamie

-- Who is the happiest of men? He who values the merits of others, and in their pleasure takes joy, even as though 'twere his own. --Johann Wolfgang von Goethe

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Time2beupinAZ

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#2 posted 12-18-2010 07:14 PM

That is a great bench. I made one a while ago for my wife and she loves it. I used Oak for my bench.

-- Tim - I usally measure twice after I cut......then I know for sure that I cut it short.....

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Darrel

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#3 posted 12-18-2010 08:04 PM

Those are so cool. I’m going to have to make one. You did a great job.

-- Magnolia, Texas

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Ken90712

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#4 posted 12-18-2010 08:22 PM

Very nice and interesting. Something us city folks don’t see often. Blondie grew up on a Dairy Farm in Up State New York. She would love this. Nice post.

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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ringosmills

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#5 posted 12-18-2010 08:29 PM

Very comfortable bench to sit in. Kinda fun to bounce in. The Kids love it!

-- Nate- Bryan, Ohio

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