A bench for clothing and footwear

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Project by GerardoArg posted 12-04-2012 07:49 PM 1387 views 5 times favorited 13 comments Add to Favorites Watch

The complete structure is Bolivian cedar (Cedrelina catena eformes) and timbó shelves (Enterolobium contortisiliquum). Termination is with tung oil and two coats of marine varnish. The seat is an old moldboard plow.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work)

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#1 posted 12-04-2012 08:22 PM

That looks good.

-- "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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#2 posted 12-04-2012 08:36 PM

This looks great! Love the combination of the old seat with the cedar.

Great build!


-- Robert Rhoades WoodWorks / Email: /

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#3 posted 12-04-2012 08:48 PM

Thanks guys. I´fell good doing it. Ist 1,5 mts x 0,55 mts x 0,30 mts. The cedar ist all 2×1 and timbo ist 1” thick.

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work)

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#4 posted 12-04-2012 09:21 PM

Very nice work!!
Welcome to Lumberjocks!!

-- Robert B. Sabina, Ohio.....

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#5 posted 12-04-2012 10:10 PM

Wow, now that is different!

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

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#6 posted 12-04-2012 10:13 PM

Different, indeed.
I like it a lot.

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#7 posted 12-04-2012 11:18 PM

Neat, I like the seat.

-- "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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#8 posted 12-04-2012 11:22 PM

Great looking bench – that seat looks really comfortable.

-- Bill - "Suit yourself and let the rest be pleased."

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#9 posted 12-05-2012 12:23 AM

Very nice job on that bench and very useful!!................Jim

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

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#10 posted 12-05-2012 12:31 AM

Nice salvage and great project.

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

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#11 posted 12-05-2012 01:57 AM

looks great. a nice seat also

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#12 posted 12-05-2012 09:58 AM

What a great use for the old tractor seat.
Great project.

-- Mike - In Fort McMurray Alberta

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#13 posted 12-08-2012 03:01 AM

Love the combo of wood and metal, especially the antique element.

-- "Man's ingenuity has outrun his intelligence" (Joseph Wood Krutch)

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