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Had a call a couple days ago for two of these for this weekend. They wanted them for photos. Can’t believe I haven’t posted these before. By far my best seller for outdoor stuff. Just Landscape timbers. 7 feet long with a 4 ft bench.

Thanks for looking

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





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Blackie_

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#1 posted 677 days ago

Nice bench and planets Monte

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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bowtie

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#2 posted 677 days ago

Good looking bench Monte, glad there selling good for you. How are they held together?

-- bowtie,.....jus passin thru.... cccedar.com

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 677 days ago

Ceramic coated deck screws

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

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jaykaypur

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#4 posted 677 days ago

nice ! I bet that thing gets heavy when the planters are filled.

good job.

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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Roger

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#5 posted 677 days ago

Nice addition to any outside area

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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whitebeast88

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#6 posted 677 days ago

great looking bench monte

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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Sodabowski

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#7 posted 677 days ago

Definately something I will consider copying for the parents’ garden!

-- Holy scrap Barkman!

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Grumpymike

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#8 posted 677 days ago

Nice bench, that style will fit on most decks and patio’s. good design.

-- Grumpy old guy, and lookin' good Doin' it. ... Surprise Az.

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AMC

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#9 posted 677 days ago

How many timbers does it take to build one? I love the simple, functional, nice looking design.

-- Making the best of what I have!

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Monte Pittman

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#10 posted 677 days ago

About 10 timbers.easy cut list if anyone wants it.

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

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Oldtool

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#11 posted 677 days ago

Slick design! Do you put any lining in the pot holders to help water proof?, or is that up to the customer?

-- "I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The point is to bring them the real facts." - Abraham Lincoln

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Monte Pittman

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#12 posted 677 days ago

Three ways, least favorite is to put the dirt directly in planter. Second method is to put at least a couple layers of heavy Landscape plastic in it and then fill with dirt. The bottom is 2” treated lumber with holes to drain water. Last is putting a pot in it to gold the plants.

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

#13 posted 677 days ago

Very Nice Monte another great job

-- http://www.landwoodworks.com (L an D Woodworks)

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Monte Pittman

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#14 posted 677 days ago

Cut list;
Assuming you’re using 8 ft timbers,
2- 83-1/2” pieces full length on top
24- 12-1/2” pieces box sides
20- 18” pieces box sides
3- 48” pieces seat pieces
2- 15-1/2” pieces seat supports

I think assembly is fairly obvious. Everything is screwed from the bottom (basically built from top down) so no screws are exposed. Contact be if you have questions.

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

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Fishinbo

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#15 posted 677 days ago

No doubt, this is your best seller! It’s a cool 2-in-1 project!

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