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Raised garden bed from Cedar slabs I milled

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Project by Allanwoodworks posted 05-04-2012 09:52 PM 1946 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

These are some raised garden beds I made for the wife. Pretty simple design, there is (4) 8’x4’ boxes around a small octagon herb garden in the middle. It is all made of 8/4 cedar planks with one live edge for looks. It is nice to have a Woodmizer LT40 to cut my own slabs to do this kind of work. The pictures of us milling are some older pictures that I took when we were milling up some cedar fence boards.

-- Ty, Up in Washington





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Martyroc

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#1 posted 05-04-2012 09:58 PM

I like the fact that you kept the live edge, now lets see what she can grow.

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

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Allanwoodworks

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#2 posted 05-04-2012 10:07 PM

Martyroc,

That is so funny that you commented on my post! Your bench/picnic table project you did inspired me to build some of them for around my fire pit. I’m milling up the cedar to build them this weekend.

-- Ty, Up in Washington

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IndianJoe

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

Nice but I would of used old pine and saved the cider for other works I like it for tables and People buy it up

-- Nimkee** Joe

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juniorjock

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#4 posted 05-05-2012 01:10 AM

One of my best friends has a mill exactly like yours. As your photos show, it does a great job….. It’s always “good” to have a friend with a saw mill.

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#5 posted 05-05-2012 02:31 PM

That’s some fine cedar!

-- ~ Bob ~ Newton, N.H.

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#6 posted 04-02-2013 10:15 PM

Those are terrific!

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