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Project by Sparkyy posted 493 days ago 5224 views 9 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Thought it would be awesome to have seating available when I’m all done working in the garage! Lift up the top and wham! You have a nice little bench to sit on. Of course, I did this when I completed my garage redo project last year. I’ll upload that one too…





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hoss12992

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#1 posted 493 days ago

great job. that is cool

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RRGR

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#2 posted 493 days ago

I don’t recall seeing this one at “Benches Are Us”. Great build Sparky. PS.. Dont forget to take your coffee of the bench before taking a break.

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1yeldud1

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#3 posted 492 days ago

LOL – I’d never get to set on the bench as the top of my workbenche(s) are ALWAYS full ! that is a nice job on the “combo” bench !

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TimWood

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#4 posted 492 days ago

Honey…..I need you to lay down for a bit…..I’ve got a little hand tool work to do. Good use of space!

-- Tim Harrelson

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GerardoArg1

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#5 posted 492 days ago

Nice Job. Good idea. Try to copy!

-- Disfruta tu trabajo (enjoy your work) (Bandera, Argentina)

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scrollsaw

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#6 posted 492 days ago

Nice job very creative.

-- Todd

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hotbyte

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#7 posted 492 days ago

Neat idea. I have an old milk crate I sit on from time to time. Your idea looks much more relaxing!

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Scott

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#8 posted 492 days ago

Just needs a trough on the back of it for easy post-project clean up :)

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Soundx

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#9 posted 492 days ago

Nice.

-- Terry,Tennessee

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wooded

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#10 posted 492 days ago

Keep a helmet available for guests, liability, you know!.....;-J

-- Joe in Pueblo West, Colo. jdelong264@msn.com

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woodbutcherbynight

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#11 posted 492 days ago

Interesting idea, but….. you have a bench with nothing on it????? Sacriledge, you could lose your Woodworking Brotherhood license for this ya know? Check this post out, enjoy!
State of the Shop

-- Live to tell the stories, they sound better that way.

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sink_tinkler

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#12 posted 492 days ago

I’d make one of these, except my workbenches haven’t had clean and clutter-free tops since their first use.

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Mauricio

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#13 posted 492 days ago

That has to be a first. A workbench that converts to a bench. LOL. Awesome.

-- Mauricio - Woodstock, GA - "Confusion is the Womb of Learning, with utter conviction being it's Tomb" Prof. T.O. Nitsch

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Tokolosi

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#14 posted 492 days ago

cool idea! And nice build.

I agree with woodbutcher though, there is always too much going on on my bench.

-- “There is nothing like looking, if you want to find something. You certainly usually find something, if you look, but it is not always quite the something you were after.” ~ JRR Tolkien

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rum

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#15 posted 492 days ago

I like it, although I agree it would never work with my bench for the obvious reasons stated above :D

It would work really nicely as a porch table/bench though.

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