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Project by Peter Alkema posted 824 days ago 1464 views 12 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made a first version of this bench as a birthday present for my brother-in-law in 2007. This one was intended as a donation for the park at the end of our road but when I finished it we kept it and put it next to the swimming pool where we can sit and watch our children. Sketchup model available on Google 3D warehouse: http://sketchup.google.com/3dwarehouse/details?mid=1b251275c413440cd14211765211e694&prevstart=0

-- Currently writing a book of woodworking projects see http://www.familywoodworking.co.za





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 824 days ago

Hi Peter Welcome to Ljs
Nice looking bench.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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Ken90712

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#2 posted 824 days ago

Nice work, looks comfy and solid to boot!

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

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Peter Alkema

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#3 posted 823 days ago

thanks guys, was a quicker job the second time round. (and my brother-in-law still has his proudly in their garden)

-- Currently writing a book of woodworking projects see http://www.familywoodworking.co.za

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terry603

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#4 posted 823 days ago

i like the style,well done

-- may not always be right,but,never in doubt.

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 823 days ago

The bench looks really nice. Welcome to Lumberjocks.

helluvawreck

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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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Brandon

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#6 posted 822 days ago

Nice bench—I should make one of these; it’s way nicer than the stuff I’ve built for the outdoors!

-- "hold fast to that which is good"

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exelectrician

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#7 posted 822 days ago

Nice garden bench Peter, and I love the wendy house.

-- Love thy neighbour as thyself

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Alvarez

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#8 posted 817 days ago

Very nice bench, good job, I too make benches, look at my pictures….again, great job!

-- Alvarez

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#9 posted 769 days ago

Great looking bench. I’d love the angle for the back rest.

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