Rustic benches from reclaimed sawmill slabs

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Project by bowtie posted 12-25-2011 07:21 PM 3072 views 3 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Merry CHRISTmas,
here are a couple of benches made from red cedar slabs, surprisingly comfortable. great for sitting around a fire. thanks for lookin..bowtie

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru....

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#1 posted 12-26-2011 03:07 AM

I really like these!

Nice job. I might have to “borrow” this design sometime.

-- Give me six hours to chop down a tree and I will spend the first four sharpening the axe. Abraham Lincoln

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#2 posted 12-26-2011 03:17 AM

i definately like this especially out of cedar .. great salvage.

-- "there aren’t many hand tools as awe-inspiring as the #8 jointer. I mean, it just reeks of cast iron heft and hubris" - Smitty

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#3 posted 12-26-2011 03:32 AM

Great job! now go rescue the rest of that pile! Welcome to LJs.

-- Terri, Rocky Mountain High Colorado!

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#4 posted 12-27-2011 05:35 AM

Awesome job! Having a sawmill and a huge pile of slabs I might have to “borrow” this design as well.

-- I have so many projects on the go, guess I'm not a "finish" carpenter!

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#5 posted 08-25-2013 10:53 AM

I just join lumberjocks and almost the first picture i look at is your chairs witch I spent the biggest part of a mouth searching the web for a idea to do with left over from cedar trees. I got a unlimited source for this type of wood. Going to make a chair like this. will post picture when i get it done. Thanks for posting

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