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Project by Wally_nd posted 03-01-2012 12:14 AM 1307 views 7 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Wife wanted bench to sit on while putting on shoes.

-- Jeremy, North Dakota





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KMT

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#1 posted 03-01-2012 03:33 AM

Nice design and some real good woodworking while keeping the wife happy.

-- - Martin

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bugz

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#2 posted 03-01-2012 04:21 AM

Looks like a place for everything, and a good place to put shoes on. Great build.

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

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Martyroc

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#3 posted 03-01-2012 05:21 AM

Nice build, if the wife’s happy everybody’s happy.

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

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dubsaloon

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#4 posted 03-01-2012 08:59 AM

That is a very nice bench/shoe storage project. like it very much. Thank you for sharing.

-- The works of evil people are not the problem. It is the "Good" people standing by and watching not speaking up. Dubsaloon

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#5 posted 03-01-2012 01:13 PM

I love the contrasting colors, especially on the face frames…care to share what you selected for wood & finish?

-- - The mightiest oak in the forest is just a little nut that held its ground.

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Wally_nd

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#6 posted 03-01-2012 11:34 PM

Shell is 3/4 plywood and face and top are pine. Painted shell brown and pine is pecan color stain with Minwax Polycrylic finish.. Would use MDF for shell if i was to make another.

-- Jeremy, North Dakota

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Wood Studios

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#7 posted 03-02-2012 02:01 AM

Wally very nice design and great craftsmanship. You noted that you would use MDF for shelf if you build another one. What happens in the winter when someone puts wet shows on either shelf? I want to build one for my daughter’s home where they have way too many shoes, and they come in to the house wet. I have been thinking of using 14” ceramic tile, sloped to the front with a drainage system. It snows a lot in Michigan.

-- I cut it three times and it's still too short!!

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