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Storage Seating in 3-Season Room

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Project by Tedster posted 07-09-2012 03:15 AM 2098 views 3 times favorited 14 comments Add to Favorites Watch

It’s actually a 4 season room since I installed insulation, thermal windows, heating.. the works. But the customer I did this for doesn’t heat it. Anyway, that aside part of the remodel included this storage seating against one wall. I just found the pics so decided to share them.

I used piano hinges for the covers, which are supported by a 2×4 ledger glued and screwed to the underside. I think the rest is pretty self explanatory in the photos, but fell free to ask if there’s any questions.

-- I support the 28th Amendment. http://www.wolf-pac.com/28th





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Monte Pittman

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#1 posted 07-09-2012 03:19 AM

Doing nice work Ted.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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Simeond

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#2 posted 07-09-2012 03:34 AM

Very crisp. Nice Work!

-- "...a band of small discoveries, strung like pearls on a thread of curiosity, lending richness to our work...." - James Krenov....... soulcraftwoodshop.com

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Roger Clark aka Rex

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#3 posted 07-09-2012 03:48 AM

Nice Ted, you made lots of extra storage room.

-- Roger-R, Republic of Texas. "Always look on the Bright Side of Life" - An eyeball to eyeball confrontation with a blind person is as complete waste of Time.

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DIYaholic

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#4 posted 07-09-2012 04:11 AM

Looks great. I’ll take one in slate grey!!!

-- Randy-- I may not be good...but I am slow! If good things come to those who wait.... Why is procratination a bad thing?

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Tedster

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#5 posted 07-09-2012 04:38 AM

thanks guys. Randy, slate grey would be more my style too, to hide all the shoe marks and stuff I would leave on it. The customer is a mom and daughter who are meticulously tidy.

Forgot to mention, after I was done they ordered a fitted cushion with some matching pillows. I saw it a couple of months ago when I made a half door to keep their dog in the kitchen. Didn’t take any photos of that one though.

-- I support the 28th Amendment. http://www.wolf-pac.com/28th

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Jim Jakosh

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#6 posted 07-09-2012 12:43 PM

Nice job and so practical. You did a fine job there!!....................Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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Dave

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#7 posted 07-10-2012 12:23 AM

Nice seat. Now all it needs is a big ole pillow. Nice job.

-- Superdav "No matter where you go - there you are." http://chiselandforge.com

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Iwud4u

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#8 posted 05-10-2014 02:02 PM

Perfect example of the difference in quality.
You fit the unit to the walls, looks great. (professional)
(I understand you covered the gap with the wainscoting, nevertheless)
If you ran trim down the sides it would have looked less appealing. (amateurish)

There is always a case for tying in trim with the design when it goes with something. In the other thread I wasn’t taking it that way.

-- It's far better to be criticized by a wise person than applauded by a fool --

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Tedster

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#9 posted 05-10-2014 08:19 PM

haa haaa…. okay, point well taken :) I think we’re both on the same page. Your comment about trim being for amateurs was a bit all-encompassing, though you clearly didn’t mean it that way. There is trim and then there is gap filler. I’ve used both depending on what the customer’s budget. Since I do a lot of work in rental units, return on investment is usually a consideration. For me, perfection is defined as delivering what the customer wants at a fair price while still managing to turn a profit, and they don’t always coincide. :)

-- I support the 28th Amendment. http://www.wolf-pac.com/28th

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Rick

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#10 posted 05-12-2014 12:37 AM

Very Nice Project Ted! Is there suppose to be “TRIM” in there somewhere?

I think it looks Very Professional! When it’s all Painted White, everything fits in Nicely.

I also saw that Comment about “Trim Being For Amateurs” Yes. It was All Encompassing. Too Much So!

Of course we can’t all be “Professional Experts” now, can we. ;-}

Rick

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

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Iwud4u

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#11 posted 05-12-2014 12:45 AM

OK Rick, now I get the Negative overtones of your post on my sawhorses.
You don’t agree with my opinion in another thread so your going to go all over the board thrashing me? Cool
My apologies to you Ted.

-- It's far better to be criticized by a wise person than applauded by a fool --

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Tedster

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#12 posted 05-12-2014 04:07 AM

Not to worry, it’s all just in fun. And besides, this project was stick-built on site so the issue about trim doesn’t really apply.

-- I support the 28th Amendment. http://www.wolf-pac.com/28th

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Rick

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#13 posted 05-12-2014 04:48 AM

Thrashing You? NAHHHH! I’d Never do that. Just having some FUN!!

Gets pretty Boring around here sometimes. No More! I Promise!

Sorry Ted.

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

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Tedster

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#14 posted 05-12-2014 04:55 AM

No problem Rick, but let’s keep the fun in the forums. It doesn’t belong here in my project. Thanks ;-)

-- I support the 28th Amendment. http://www.wolf-pac.com/28th

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