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Cedar Shower Bench

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Project by brianarice posted 757 days ago 3693 views 7 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

After several strong hints from my wife I made this bench for her to place in our shower. The bench is made from cedar and is 12 inches deep, 44 inches wide and 16 inches tall. The top has an inset tray for shower items (i.e. soap, shampoo, etc.) and the lower shelf holds whatever didn’t fit on the tray. The fun part on this one was the staggered size plank top and shelf top. There are about 5 different size planks and they are spaced 1/4 inch apart. Everything has rounded edges and eventually covered with a clear waterproof sealer.





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Hawaiilad

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#1 posted 757 days ago

That was a very smart idea from your wife, and a great build from you…looks great

-- Larry in sunny and warm Hawaii,

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Rick

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#2 posted 757 days ago

Very Nice Indeed!!

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Helkat

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#3 posted 756 days ago

That’s a cool idea.

I know cedar has natural properties that slow rotting and water damage, but I would imagine in a shower situation it will rarely ever fully dry so you’d still want something really waterproof.

What are you using for a topcoat? Marine varnish?

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

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#4 posted 756 days ago

Really nice looking bench, thanks for sharing.

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#5 posted 756 days ago

Great project. Nicely done!

-- Rick, Tennessee, John 3:16

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