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A Couple of Garden Benches

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Project by bugz posted 887 days ago 1056 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These were a fun Quick project for my honey. The oak one I build out of an old bar top, that I salvaged from dump. It smelled a little like wiskey, Very hard wood, we finished that with BLO. The other whie one we whitewashed and couple coats of exterior poly. Thanks for looking, Bob.

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain





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a1Jim

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#1 posted 887 days ago

Great looking benches good job.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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#2 posted 887 days ago

They look great, I am sure she is pleased with them. I like the drawers in the white bench, they add functionality along with a visual aspect.

-- I am responsible for how I respond to everything in my life - - Deadwood SD

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Helkat

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#3 posted 887 days ago

I love them! Did you design them yourself? We have been kicking around what to put in our hallway so people can sit and take off their shoes, and either one of these would be perfect.

-- Nat, UPstate NY, http://www.cordlessimpactdriverhq.com/

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Martyroc

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#4 posted 887 days ago

Nice benches I wish I had a space for that, I want to build a couple of those as well.

-- Martin ....always count the number of fingers you have before, and after using the saw.

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bugz

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#5 posted 887 days ago

Thanks for the kind words guys.
Helkat I built 4 benches, 2 got away before I got a picture. I had a back leg pattern, then just built around that, Modified them to the reciever. Not to handy with plans, I always make my wood fit. Thanks for looking,Bob

-- Bob, Lewistown, Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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Woodbridge

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#6 posted 886 days ago

great looking benches. Classic design. I realy like the white one with the drawers.

-- Peter, Woodbridge, Ontario

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woodworm

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#7 posted 753 days ago

Very nice looking benches.
Great job!

-- masrol, kuala lumpur, MY.

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