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Project by Dadof5 posted 1250 days ago 931 views 6 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a hall bench that I built from oak lumber I salvaged from a house fire. The wood was black from smoke and was left sitting outside in the elements for a year before I salvaged it. The wood came out of a 1903 house, and was one inch thick. I was able to plain it down to 3/4” and 1/2” pieces. I used a craftsman style plan. The bench is stained with golden oak and finished with poly.

-- Dadof5, Indep. MO





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CanalboatJim

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#1 posted 1250 days ago

This is a beautiful project. I strongly believe in giving wood a second life. I’m always pleased to see someone who shares this philosophy.

-- Jim Westbrooks

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jusfine

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#2 posted 1249 days ago

Very nice, well done!

-- Randy "You are judged as much by the questions you ask as the answers you give..."

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#3 posted 1247 days ago

Very attractive bench and good craftsmanship.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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