Mud Room Bench

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Project by Gabe C. posted 12-28-2011 10:52 PM 1617 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I have a back porch/laundry room that I go into every morning before I leave for work and I got tired of sitting on the floor to put my work boots on, so I built this bench. The pictures aren’t well lit and the bench is finished in a dark stain, so it might be hard to make out exactly what it looks like. It’s six feet long, 16 inches deep and 16 inches high. Fits really well where I need it and now my mornings are much more comfortable.

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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#1 posted 12-29-2011 12:27 AM

I really like this. Great job!

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#2 posted 12-29-2011 01:51 AM

Good job.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 12-29-2011 03:23 AM

Very functional and nice looking! Well done Gabe!

-- Bennie Woods, USS FRANK CABLE, GUAM

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#4 posted 12-29-2011 03:38 AM

I like the look of it, lots of grain action and looks like that is a good finish for a piece like that

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#5 posted 12-30-2011 05:43 AM

very nice. love the color. whats it made from

-- It's made of wood. Real sturdy.--Chubbs Peterson

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#6 posted 12-30-2011 06:53 AM

You know, (without going to look at it) I think I used pine plywood for the vertical pieces and solid pine for everything else. I am, so far, primarily a pine person…mostly for budget reasons but also due to my lack of knowledge of other types of wood. Starting to work with red oak a bit, but still quite a virgin to the rest.

-- If I could just get this whole "Time/Money" problem figured out...

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