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Project by Monte Pittman posted 01-05-2013 06:31 PM 1756 views 3 times favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is an order that came in at Christmas, but not for Christmas. So I had a couple extra days to build them.

The bench is 52” wide x 30” deep x 36” tall. Different design on bench than I have used before.

The chair and end table I have posted before.

I am currently working on a different method to build wheels.

Thanks for looking

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

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#1 posted 01-05-2013 06:38 PM

really cool furniture monte, is it just the picture or do these look blotchy…how do you make your wheels, these look pretty good..i would imagine they take some time to make..but its great you continue to get wood working orders..keep at it..

-- GRIZZMAN ...[''''']

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#2 posted 01-05-2013 06:40 PM

Nice work Monte ,that wagon wheel design is a classic.

-- Custom furniture

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#3 posted 01-05-2013 07:06 PM

Being outdoor furniture, these are made of pressure treated pine. The finish is Cabot Australian Timber Oil, Jaharra brown. Although I like the look of the color, this is notorious for uneven color when dry. I need to spend more time trying to perfect it, or maybe switch to a different stain. Just haven’t found another color I like as well.

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

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#4 posted 01-05-2013 07:09 PM

I also need to finish my blog on how to build the wheels.

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

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#5 posted 01-05-2013 07:34 PM

I like this Monte. It has a lot of charm.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 01-05-2013 08:07 PM

Looking good Monte. I agree, the wheels look like alot of work..but they came out real nice.

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#7 posted 01-05-2013 08:21 PM

Looks like something out of the Dakota’s….oh wait, it is outta the Dakota’s….. Very well done, should give someone many years of service.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#8 posted 01-05-2013 08:23 PM

Love the old school wagon wheel style!

-- Grant - S/N Dakota

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#9 posted 01-05-2013 08:45 PM

Love your work, Monte!

-- Bob, Indiana, "Well done is better than well said." -Ben Franklin

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#10 posted 01-05-2013 09:49 PM

good work.

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

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#11 posted 01-05-2013 11:24 PM

Monte that looks awesome, what about making a glider for your next one? I’ve seen them real similar to the one you made only they hang from chains.

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at

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#12 posted 01-05-2013 11:30 PM

You’ve have yourself a winner there Monte, looks great.

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#13 posted 01-05-2013 11:55 PM

Those look very comfy

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe.

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#14 posted 01-06-2013 02:01 AM

I like the wheel design. The rocker looks kinda like a wheelchair! LOL What does that treated pine look like with just some Spar?

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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#15 posted 01-06-2013 03:35 AM

The wheels are turning and the orders keep coming .
Always a new design ,great looking bench MONTE !

-- Kiefer 松

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