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refurbished my bench

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Project by Paula Perry posted 08-20-2013 01:16 AM 659 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

my bench was looking really nasty sitting under the oak tree, my special need son and i like to sit on it waiting for the bus, then it took a turn for the worst, so i dismantled it completely. sanded the wrought iron part and got all the old paint off, and then re painted it with some black rustolium, i ripped some 1×4 to fit the slots, sanded and trimmed to fit, i then put everything together, screwed the boards on from underneath so not to see the screws, applied a clear cost of rustolium to weather proof it and put it back under the tree for my lil man and me to wait on his bus.

-- Florida50





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Roger

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#1 posted 08-20-2013 01:44 PM

Looks better than new.

-- Roger from KY. Work/Play/Travel Safe. Kentuk55@bellsouth.net

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#2 posted 08-20-2013 04:58 PM

Good job on the Bench Paula. I just rebuilt two of them myself.

-- Experience: What you have left after you've lost everything else.

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#3 posted 08-20-2013 05:26 PM

Great looking bench!

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#4 posted 08-21-2013 03:17 AM

Very much like the bench my special needs daughter and I sit on every morning while waiting for the bus. Except- yours is pretty! Now I think I now what I will have to do with our bench. Thanks for posting that.

-- Dan V. in Indy

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#5 posted 08-22-2013 11:00 AM

thanks, it is a quality time thing with the kids, fix yours Danpaddles and reap your rewards too.. lol

-- Florida50

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#6 posted 08-26-2013 10:27 PM

Great looking bench, well done

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