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Found this old metal bench so I sandblasted and painted it and put new wood around.(cypress)the wife is going to put it on her mother’s grave site.it should last awhile.
-- Michael . USN ( Ret ) Batesville,AR
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#1 posted 07-30-2012 12:41 AM
Great looking bench! My daugher and her husband just finished 3 benches like yours. Good job!
-- Tony C UAW, St Augustine FL, My high school shop teacher said "You can do it"... Now I can't stop!
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#2 posted 07-30-2012 01:15 AM
Very nice redo on that bench. The cypress should last a lifetime!!
-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!
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#3 posted 07-30-2012 01:22 PM
I have four benches to rebuild…again. This time i plan on using cypress instead of oak. I hope they come out as nice as yours. I am sure others have the same problem as the original wood for these benches turns to dust fairly quickly.
-- Stephen NYS
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