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This was made with a skill saw, jig saw, and screw driver. It made me realize I like woodworking.

-- Bill - If I knew GRANDKIDS were so much fun I would have had them first.





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GaryK

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#1 posted 2213 days ago

That’s a great project made with the minium of tools. Great job!

-- Gary - Never pass up the opportunity to make a mistake look like you planned it that way - Tyler, TX

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Roz

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#2 posted 2213 days ago

Nice proportions and simple detail. Very nice…..congradulations on a good job Thanks for the post.

-- Terry Roswell, L.A. (Lower Alabama) "Life is what happens to you when you are making other plans."

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rikkor

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#3 posted 2212 days ago

Wow, that’s pretty impressive. You built yourself a nice bench.

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ND2ELK

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#4 posted 2212 days ago

Looks like this piece will last a life time.Thank you for posting.

God Bless
tom

-- Mc Bridge Cabinets, Iowa

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Scott Bryan

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#5 posted 2212 days ago

Bill,

This is really nice bench. I assume that you did not put a finish on it and are going to let it age naturally. This project shows that you do not need an arsenal of tools to get into woodworking.

Nice job.

-- Challenges are what make life interesting; overcoming them is what makes life meaningful- Joshua Marine

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motthunter

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#6 posted 2212 days ago

Nice. looks comfortable

-- making sawdust....

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mjlauro

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#7 posted 2212 days ago

Great looking bench, nice job.

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pipes

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#8 posted 2212 days ago

Hi Bill
That is a nice looking bench. I like the design.

-- Larry...IF A MAN SPEAKS IN THE FOREST AND THERE'S NO WOMAN TO HEAR HIM, IS HE STILL WRONG ?

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Dick, & Barb Cain

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#9 posted 2212 days ago

Very nice Bill,
It looks like it would be real comfortable, & it will last for many years.

-- -** You are never to old to set another goal or to dream a new dream ****************** Dick, & Barb Cain, Hibbing, MN. http://www.woodcarvingillustrated.com/gallery/member.php?uid=3627&protype=1

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CharlieM1958

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#10 posted 2212 days ago

Nice little bench. I could use one of those.

-- Charlie M. "Woodworking - patience = firewood"

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NDwoodworker

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#11 posted 2212 days ago

What kind of ceder is this, the kind I get around here is a lot darker and doesn’t have the character, It is a nice bench.

-- Stuart, North Dakota

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Napaman

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#12 posted 2212 days ago

very nice…even with a full flotilla of tools this is great—-but knowing that your tool selection is a little bit wanting…this is even more amazing…

will you put a finish on it or let it grey with age???

now you need to parlay this wonderful acheivement into an added tool collection—-I got into woodworking last year when I told my wife—-lets save money on that outdoor furniture—-and buy tools..then I will build it…

WELCOME TO LJ’s….

-- Matt--Proud LJ since 2007

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billyblanks

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#13 posted 772 days ago

This is an amazing bench. So amazing that of all the pictures on the internet my GF wants me to duplicate this one. Would you please please please be able to send me a few more photos or measurements of this project?

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