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Project by Monte Pittman posted 327 days ago 1050 views 1 time favorited 23 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Afternoon project. It’s 60 inches tall, 40 inches wide and about 175 pounds. This one has a bottom in it. I don’t normally stain anything made of landscape timbers, but it’s what the customer wanted. For outdoor stain I use CabotAustrslian Timber Oil.

Thanks for llooking

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability





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gfadvm

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#1 posted 327 days ago

That is a very sturdy looking piece of yard art and at 175# it should stay put .

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

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jaykaypur

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#2 posted 327 days ago

Looks like a great job. If it were yours, you could just tie it down to one of those ROCKS in the background.

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

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DocSavage45

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#3 posted 327 days ago

So is the customer picking it up? LOL! How’s the saw mill coming?

-- Cau Haus Designs, Thomas J. Tieffenbacher

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 327 days ago

They are here visiting relatives. Taking it to Utah tomorrow. By the way, it hass 22 landscape timbers and about 5 pounds of screws.

The Sawmill is purring like a kitten.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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BusterB

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#5 posted 327 days ago

Nice one Monte…. Thinking they wont have to worry about someone carrying it off….lol

-- 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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AngieO

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#6 posted 327 days ago

Nice project!

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MarkTheFiddler

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#7 posted 327 days ago

Holy crow monte. That’s a great piece. Well done sir!

-- Thanks for all the lessons!

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doubleDD

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#8 posted 327 days ago

Great job Monte. I’m sure they will love it. Built one similar years ago and set in in front of the house. I added a rope, bucket, and handle {hint} to mine. From time to time when cutting the grass I’ll find money in there. Either my neighbors like it or are very wishful.

-- --Dave-- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams

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stefang

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#9 posted 327 days ago

Great looking well Monte. I think the logs look better than the lumber type ones, although it must be pretty heavy to move around.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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jfk4032

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#10 posted 327 days ago

Nice job Monte. Industrial strength with that design. I like the color the stain brought to the piece. Hope they find a suitable place for it and don’t think about moving it around once there!

-- ---Joel; Central MD...rookie empter nester and getting back into woodworking!

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john

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#11 posted 327 days ago

Very nice work Monte ! It looks great !

-- John in Belgrave (Website) http://www.extremebirdhouse.com , http://www.facebook.com/group.php?gid=112698715866

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helluvawreck

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#12 posted 327 days ago

That’s a nice one, Monte. It looks real good.

helluvawreck aka Charles
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-- If a man does not keep pace with his companions, perhaps it is because he hears a different drummer. Let him step to the music which he hears, however measured or far away. Henry David Thoreau

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joein10asee

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#13 posted 327 days ago

Cool piece. I see some boards stacked back there… Looks like you been saw-millin’ a bunch of logs :-)

-- Perform A Random Act Of Kindness Today ... Pay It Forward

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Blackie_

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#14 posted 327 days ago

Looks like a fun project, very nicely done monte

-- Randy - If I'm not on LJ's then I'm making Saw Dust. Please feel free to visit my store location at http://www.facebook.com/randy.blackstock.custom.wood.designs

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mrsmith

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#15 posted 327 days ago

nice clean job

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