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Project by RedBarnWoodwkr posted 1123 days ago 2645 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was asked to save a bench for a freind. Her grandfather made it a long time ago. So back I went to the old barn wood behind my barn and searched to gind as much as I could to keep it looking the same. All but the back rest and the back legs has been replaced. She was very happy with it. I will take it back this fall and give it a linseed oil finish after she has left it out with her flowers on it to grey the cut edges to match the rest.

-- Most people spend an entire lifetime wondering if they made a difference, Marines don't have that problem...Ronald Reagan





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Bertha

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#1 posted 1123 days ago

OUTSTANDING!

I’m wearing a Ronald Reagan belt buckle as I say that.

-- My dad and I built a 65 chev pick up.I killed trannys in that thing for some reason-Hog

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NaFianna

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#2 posted 1123 days ago

Really cool – but the stereo chirping might not be conducive to a nap in the late evening sun.

-- Cad a dheanfaimid feasta gan adhmad.......?

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canadianchips

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#3 posted 1123 days ago

I like the idea. Rustic home for tweety !

-- "My mission in life - make everyone smile !"

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Heidi Neely

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#4 posted 1123 days ago

Very cool….I love pieces with character like this one has :-) Soon you won’t even be able to tell what was newly replaced and what parts were the old parts. Good save!

-- Heidi :) “The only source of knowledge is experience”

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WoodenFrog

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#5 posted 1122 days ago

Very cool save! I think that bench should last a long time.
Very nice job on it! Looks great. Keep it up!
Thanks for sharing.

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio..... http://www.etsy.com/shop/WoodenfrogWoodenProd

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Spoontaneous

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#6 posted 1119 days ago

I like it! Resurrected bench. Lots of character.

-- I just got done cutting three boards and all four of them were too short. (true story)

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Niece

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#7 posted 558 days ago

I like this little bench. I think this will be my next project.

-- Janiece

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