Potting Bench

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Project by fotoman54 posted 06-12-2011 10:54 AM 1708 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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The wife wanted a potting bench so this is the end result.

-- Rob, Washington State

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Don Johnson

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#1 posted 06-12-2011 11:40 AM

Potting Bench ??

Wouldn’t be out of place as a sort of Welsh Dresser in the kitchen!

Nice job.

-- Don, Somerset UK,

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#2 posted 06-12-2011 02:45 PM

That one heck of a potting bench, i was just telling my wife that i should build her one … ill make sure to erase this page so mine wont look so bad in comparison. Nice work Rob.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#3 posted 06-12-2011 03:00 PM

Very nice!! Wife should be happy.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#4 posted 06-12-2011 03:05 PM

Wow Rob, that is quite the potting bench!

Is the top solid, or is there space between the slats for the dirt to fall into, with a slide-out drawer to dump the dirt?

-- Jonathan, Denver, CO "Constructive criticism is welcome and valued as it gives me new perspectives and helps me to advance as a woodworker."

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#5 posted 06-13-2011 06:12 AM

Very nice:

I just started assembling one tonight for my daughter.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware †

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Bob Kollman

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#6 posted 06-13-2011 08:34 AM

Nice job, I’d call that the caddilac of potting benches!!!

-- Bob Kenosha Wi.

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#7 posted 06-14-2011 04:08 AM

Thanks everyone for the compliments. Jonathan the top is all 1×2 cedar strips with no spaces between the boards. Yeah the wife is happy and now onto the next honey do..:)

Thanks All

-- Rob, Washington State

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#8 posted 08-15-2014 10:29 PM

Do you have plan for it and if you do may I get
Copy please

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