1st garden Bench

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Project by woodmaker posted 09-16-2011 05:54 PM 2036 views 2 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was my first attempt at a garden bench.
1/2 the dividers are dead on and then when I joined the 2nd half of the bench, not so much. It was the tape measure, yea that’s what it was. :-)
It’s painted bright red now because my Daughter wanted the bench and red is her favorite color.

-- Mike

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#1 posted 09-16-2011 06:57 PM

good idea

-- hrvoje

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#2 posted 09-17-2011 01:26 AM

I have the same brand of tape measure.
You can always rely on it to be unreliable.

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#3 posted 09-17-2011 01:54 PM

Thats where I lost that tape mesurer!

You can keep it

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#4 posted 09-17-2011 04:58 PM

LOL I hear ya, looks great. FYI ,,,A Master on here taught me to only use one tape measure during the whole project and not to use what ever one is close. To my surprise I was amazed at how subtle yet obviuos the difference made.

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

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#5 posted 09-17-2011 11:13 PM

HA! Thanks yall.
Same tape measure just loose nut behind the pencil.

-- Mike

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#6 posted 09-18-2011 07:57 AM

Glad to hear I am not the only one that has problems with there tape measure… Darn thing…

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#7 posted 01-03-2014 06:55 PM

looks like you need a new set of eyes.and always dry fit first. LOL we have all done this at one time or another

-- jrm123

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#8 posted 01-03-2014 07:46 PM

Jrm13 you’re right, I needed glasses for that one. One of my very early projects, it gets better with time for sure.

-- Mike

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