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Patio Bench with Planters

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Project by ssull4167 posted 10-19-2011 03:46 AM 2912 views 4 times favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this patio bench with built in planters for my in-laws. The bench and planter tops are made out of cedar.





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#1 posted 10-19-2011 10:22 AM

nice job mate…. i’ve been wondering to make one of this for ages… im guessing the 2 pots were bought and the rest were placed on top nicely done… just wondering what did u use for the finishing , i mean what good to use ,im in New Zealand rainy and cold so what would u recommend

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#2 posted 10-19-2011 06:12 PM

I like them a lot. Real sharp looking.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#3 posted 10-21-2011 01:49 AM

I actually did not buy the pots. I made them out of 16” patio blocks and glued them together with PL premium urethane adhesive. I finished the wood part of the planter and bench with a deck stain so it could withstand any weather conditions. You want to make sure the wood is completely dry before staining it and make sure you are using an outdoor wood and adhesive or you could your screws to put the pots together also but then you would need a concrete bit

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#4 posted 10-21-2011 06:25 AM

tanx alot mate

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