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Rescued from curbside on trash day and refurbished in cedar. It brought in $125. for the center. One man’s junk is another man’s treasure. I used to see a few of these left at curbside but in the past year or so it seems that scrap metal collectors are out there quickly so it is hard to find them.





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Puffin

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#1 posted 666 days ago

Nice restoration. Did you have to do much to the metal ends?

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KarenW

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#2 posted 666 days ago

I’ve done this a couple different times – simple job, nice results.

-- Happiness does not come from doing easy work but from the afterglow of satisfaction that comes after the achievement of a difficult task that demanded our best. --Theodore I. Rubin

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Monte Pittman

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#3 posted 666 days ago

Good rescue. Nice bench.

-- 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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Surfside

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#4 posted 666 days ago

You just did the right thing. +1 on that one man’s junk quote.

-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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Roger

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#5 posted 666 days ago

Very nicely done

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

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HorizontalMike

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#6 posted 603 days ago

I’ll try cedar. I have three of these that need restoring badly! Thanks for the idea.

-- HorizontalMike -- "Woodpeckers understand..."

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