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Project by ralbuck posted 06-22-2013 05:31 PM 767 views 2 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

When the remodel of the house was going to happen; a beautiful tree had to come out. It was honey locust. Most became excellent firewood, but a couple of slabs were just lying around for a few years. Well it looked like they were going to end up wasted.

The idea was tossed around about some kind of front porch bench.

They are about 38 inches ling and seemed to find a good home here. I left them at least partly “rustic”.

They have about 5 coats of marine quality spar varnish.

The attachment brackets are made from bed-frame steel, that we but at Goodwill.

-- just rjR





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wiswood2

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#1 posted 06-22-2013 10:54 PM

Nice benchs.
Chuck

-- Chuck, wiswood2 www.wisconsinwoodchuck.com

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luv2learn

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#2 posted 06-23-2013 01:22 AM

I love the grain pattern in the wood. Placing them on either side of the entrance was a great idea.

-- Lee - Northern idaho~"If the women don't find you handsome, at least they ought to find you handy"~ Red Green

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Fishinbo

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#3 posted 06-26-2013 01:49 PM

Like the rustic look and the live edge. Makes a great looking bench at the front porch. Great job!

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