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Project by BoerneDude posted 572 days ago 873 views 4 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I made this bench a couple of years ago for my youngest daughter and her family. They asked if I could build a bench that looks like the one in the last posted pic. This was the first bench I had ever attempted but it came out ok. It is built using treated pine 2×8 and 6×6.

-- "My 6 grandkids call me Dude"





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Drew - Rock-n H Woodshop

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#1 posted 572 days ago

Really nice looking bench. I think you did a great job duplicating the original. Is it an angled back?

-- Drew -- "I cut it twice and it's still too short!"- Rock-n H Woodshop - Moore, OK

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a1Jim

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#2 posted 572 days ago

Very cool bench and one adorable granddaughter.

-- http://artisticwoodstudio.com Custom furniture

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BoerneDude

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#3 posted 572 days ago

Thanks, yes the back is tapered from the bottom of the back slats to the top. Cutting the taper was the most difficult part with the tools that I had at that time. I cheated and used wood filler to cover the screws. Bought a set of countersink bits shortly after I completed this one swearing that I would not cheapen the look of another project with filler.

-- "My 6 grandkids call me Dude"

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whitebeast88

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#4 posted 572 days ago

awesome bench!!!

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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#5 posted 572 days ago

Cool bench! Looks very sturdy and comfy. Great job!

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Oldtool

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#6 posted 571 days ago

Nice build, great looking bench. Looks like the little client is happy with it, another satisfied 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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