table bench

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Project by jeffswildwood posted 566 days ago 1177 views 3 times favorited 10 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is my latest project. My Sister in law wanted a bench for her kitchen table. I asked her what kind and she said one like we had when we were kids. I couldn’t resist so I asked if that meant 4 cinder blocks and a 2 by 8. After that I HAD to make a nice one. This is made from pine using a kreg jig for joints. Got one for Christmas and love it. One tip though, when doing round-over, use smaller screws. Live and learn. The stain is red oak and 3 coats of gloss polyurethane. I included the third picture to show my tiny little basement shop.

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#1 posted 566 days ago

The bench looks great. Good work!

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#2 posted 566 days ago

nice looking bench

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#3 posted 566 days ago

Great job on the build and finish. What the hack is that white stuff on the ground LOL

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 566 days ago

The white stuff is the secret to my finish. I wait til it snows to apply finish and it freeze bonds it to the wood for the ice look. Just kidding, I like to photograph my projects outside but the weather did not cooperate. Thanks all for the compliments!

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#5 posted 566 days ago

Great looking sturdy bench. Nice looking shop too.


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#6 posted 566 days ago

Well done, great job!! Thanks for posting and welcome to LJ’s.

-- Jack, Albuquerque



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#7 posted 566 days ago

great looking bench


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#8 posted 565 days ago

Aww yeah I like that one, great wood tones

-- Don, Royersford, PA

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#9 posted 565 days ago

What can I say, Thanks to all for the compliments. I think one of the proudest moments as a woodworker came today when my bench was #6 on the top 15. Words can’t describe….

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#10 posted 509 days ago

Amazing finish!

-- Tom

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