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Garden Planting Bench from Trash

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Project by bobdurnell posted 981 days ago 1785 views 2 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

My LJ brother Rico built this bench (I helped) from discarded fence boards. He was driving and saw them and loaded them up. He likes the grayed out weathered look. This bench was made for his daughter. It has a removable tray and a potting soil bin on hinges. 4in casters make it portable. Old bamboo handles compliment the rustic look. As we know getting sometime for nothing does’t mean nothing. To complete this bench he spent in exces of $60. Casters and 1/2in baltic birch.

-- bobdurnell, Santa Ana California.





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Ken90712

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#1 posted 981 days ago

Nice work and useful to boot!

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

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canadianchips

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#2 posted 981 days ago

Nice re-use of lumber. Cart looks very usable. I like it !

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

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Kelen

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#3 posted 981 days ago

Great find and re-use of the wood. Looks great.

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Bearpaw

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#4 posted 981 days ago

The Great Trash Bin Forest – a source of wonderous things.

ood project.

-- "When we build, let us think we build forever." John Ruskin

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Dallas

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#5 posted 981 days ago

A “slam on the brakes and grab” project. Very cool!

-- If a tree falls in the neighbor's woods, and no one is there to hear it...can you take it home, mill it and turn it into a coffee table without your neighbor making a sound?

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#6 posted 980 days ago

wonderful.
I love the trash bin component. Very convenient.

-- ~ Debbie, Canada (https://www.facebook.com/DebbiePribeleENJOConsultant)

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