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Project by TheWoodShed posted 02-16-2012 01:54 AM 1484 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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Starts with rough sawn material. Milled to size. cut parts. assembled with screws and glue then plugged.
Couple coats of Thompsons water seal.

-- Jeff





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Woodbridge

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#1 posted 02-16-2012 02:17 AM

very nice garden bench. I like the contrasting wood colours.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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jim1953

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#2 posted 02-16-2012 03:54 AM

Great Lookin Bench

-- Jim, Kentucky

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woodworm

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#3 posted 02-16-2012 01:48 PM

Great project, I like the color combination.

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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umbach

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#4 posted 02-17-2012 05:06 AM

Real nice. You have cypress in your area? Check out ready seal online sometime. It’s a real nice outdoor finish.

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DIYaholic

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#5 posted 02-17-2012 12:23 PM

That sure AIN”T no workbench!

Nicely done!!

Welcome to LJs.

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procrastination a bad thing?

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RibsBrisket4me

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#6 posted 02-17-2012 01:27 PM

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TheWoodShed

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#7 posted 02-17-2012 02:22 PM

Thank you LJs

umbach, Cypress seems to be plentiful in this area. I checked out ready seal already, looks good for adding a little color.
thanks

-- Jeff

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helluvawreck

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#8 posted 02-17-2012 05:11 PM

It’s very attractive and looks strong and sturdy.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com/

-- 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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Tomw

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#9 posted 02-19-2012 02:34 PM

Very nice. Did you design it yourself? How did you achieve the contrast between the slats and the frame members?

-- Tom

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TheWoodShed

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#10 posted 02-19-2012 08:27 PM

Hey Tom.
No this is not my design except as always a little tweaking for comfort reasons.
This project came from www.popularwoodworking.com back around 2000.
Ive lost count how many I have made.
The contrast I have to admit was purly by accident. It comes from the differance between the 6/4 stock for frame and the 4/4 stock for slats. not every bench looks the same. you should see this bench now, Weathered and Gray.
still looks good.
Thanks

-- Jeff

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