2nd garden Bench

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Project by woodmaker posted 09-16-2011 05:59 PM 1897 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This was my 2nd garden bench. I got the design from Wood Magazine.
1st time using a Dado blade, that was fun and educational. I have a 9” band saw (for now) so making the legs didn’t turn out as good as I wanted them to. That saw vibrates bunches!
Made from treated pine with oak stain and marine varnish.
It’s supposed to be in the garden, but my wife said it’s too nice to be out there, so now it’s a bench under the window in the breakfast nook. HELLO!

-- Mike

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#1 posted 09-16-2011 06:42 PM

Great workmanship.

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#2 posted 09-16-2011 08:03 PM

Thanks, I appreciate that

-- Mike

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#3 posted 09-17-2011 03:16 AM

Very nicely built bench. Is it heavy? I wanted build one like this, but until now couldn’t find lightweight wood with that thickness.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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#4 posted 09-17-2011 04:28 AM

You’ve got a great bench. They also make great dressing benches in the bed room and bathroom.

-- Hal, Tennessee

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#5 posted 09-17-2011 04:53 PM

Nice work, looks great!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#6 posted 09-17-2011 11:16 PM

Woodworm, No it’s not heavy at all.
Someone, bless their heart threw away 40ea 2×10’s so I grabbed them, this is one thing I made from the scrap.

-- Mike

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