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Project by MichaelT77 posted 08-04-2013 10:24 PM 1297 views 3 times favorited 7 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I built this potting bench last week for one of my sons. Bought one of those U-Bild plans. There was some information missing, and a couple of dimensions I would change if I were to do it again. Anyway, it turned out OK, and it’s ready to go out the door. I built it from cedar (Western Cedar, I believe. The non-aromatic type), and finished it with urethane. I’m hoping he’ll get years of use from it while providing his family with fresh vegetables.

-- Michael T, Pittsburgh, PA





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#1 posted 08-04-2013 11:26 PM

Very nice potting bench Michael….looks almost too good to use for potting….:) good job.

-- Dave.......If at first you don’t succeed redefine success....

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#2 posted 08-05-2013 12:41 AM

Great looking potting bench. Its almost too good looking to get dirty…:-)

-- Wayne - Plymouth MN

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#3 posted 08-05-2013 04:40 AM

Cedar is always a winner and so is your project…....................

-- mike...............

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#4 posted 08-05-2013 04:42 AM

Very nice. Planning to make a bench out of redwood…

-- We must guard our enthusiasm as we would our life - James Krenov

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#5 posted 08-05-2013 05:09 AM

Great job

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#6 posted 08-06-2013 04:56 AM

Speaking as a Master Gardener – I’m sure he will love it for years to come.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#7 posted 08-08-2013 02:20 PM

Good looking and well made potting bench! Like the wood and the shelves. I’m sure it will last long to be enjoyed and used.

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