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The Granddaddy by 2 Bored Saws (from Pallets)

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Project by Todd McDonald "2 Bored Saws" posted 820 days ago 1946 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bench ended up a lot bigger than I thought it would be. It was a special order form a customer. Turns out, she had good taste. I received 5 orders for the Granddaddy after this one was completed.

-- It is fun to see where an imagination and two bored saws will get you.





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Bearpie

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#1 posted 820 days ago

Looks good but you might want to consider beefing up the rear legs to a 2×6 if you get a couple of beefy guys on it, it is liable to break!

-- Erwin, Jacksonville, FL

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Martyroc

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#2 posted 820 days ago

Now that’s a bench! I might need to steal that idea, LOL

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

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bruc101

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#3 posted 820 days ago

There’s something wrong in that picture, or is Todd just doing some serious testing of the bench testing before he releases to his customer. lol

-- Bruce http://plans.sawmillvalley.org http://www.sawmillgirls.com

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Skiedra

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#4 posted 820 days ago

That is one fine bench!

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Monte Pittman

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#5 posted 820 days ago

That is mostly what it is about. Sometimes it is just for fun.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

#6 posted 820 days ago

Thank for looking!

-- It is fun to see where an imagination and two bored saws will get you.

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Richard

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#7 posted 819 days ago

How wide is it?

-- "It ain't what you don't know that gets you into trouble. It's what you know for sure that just ain't so." - Mark Twain

#8 posted 819 days ago

It is 60” of seating. About 70” from arm to arm. Thank you for looking!

-- It is fun to see where an imagination and two bored saws will get you.

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A Slice of Wood Workshop

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#9 posted 819 days ago

Pressure treated lumber?

-- Tim- http://www.asliceofwoodworkshop.com; Twitter-@asliceofwood; Facebook-http://www.facebook.com/asliceofwood

#10 posted 819 days ago

Actually this was made from reclaimed wood, as all my projects are. Several large pallets. I put the finish on it. Thank you for looking!

-- It is fun to see where an imagination and two bored saws will get you.

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