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Project by jeffswildwood posted 346 days ago 652 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This one kept be busy. I did a project for a friend of my wife a month or so ago finishing and routing her logo on a rustic bench for her restaurant. She was very happy with the job. Then she told my wife that she had three more at her cabin that is headed for the landfill or the burn pile. My wife said “let Jeff take a look at them”. They were aged, (8-10 years in the weather), very rickety, and in rough shape. I took the job anyway and with some time, screws, sanding, cherry stain and sealer she was thrilled with the results. Look great in front of her cabin!
The second picture is a before shot.

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#1 posted 346 days ago

note of interest, look in the background of pic one and three and you see my bridge. Built entirely of wood removed (but useable) from my porch when I redid it. Cost of $0.00 and strong. In pic two some of my smaller projects, my wagon planter and wheelbarrow planter.

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#2 posted 345 days ago

Great save Jeff, I can see why your wife’s friend is happy, who wouldn’t be !!

-- 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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#3 posted 345 days ago

Some nice work, look comfy

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#4 posted 343 days ago

Thanks for saving the wood from the fire. They look great.. Keep using the reclaimed wood.

-- Reclaimed Wood blog

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#5 posted 342 days ago

Great restoration! They look great like new. Like the stain. They will last for many more years.

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