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Project by redryder posted 09-10-2013 09:16 AM 1052 views 2 times favorited 12 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Summer time potting bench for the wife. Anniversary present to her.
I used an original old door that came from our house and a window for a back. Removed a few panes of glass and inserted colored glass for color. The overhead is an old shutter door. The shelves are cedar and the trim is barnwood from a barn I resided. Went antique shopping and bought a few items like door knobs, faucet handles and watering cans for hanging hooks and such. Found two old wheels that I have no idea where they came from and put handles on the bench to make it easier to move from place to place. The signs came from old antique fruit crates. I wired in an old light overhead for night time glow. No finish just natural colors.

Maybe some ideas to pass along. Thanks…......................

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





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CampD

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#1 posted 09-10-2013 11:25 AM

Very creative and whimsical.
I like it

-- Doug...

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#2 posted 09-10-2013 11:51 AM

Great job!! Very creative.

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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Gary

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#3 posted 09-10-2013 11:58 AM

i love it but it’s to nice to get dirt on

-- Gary

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#4 posted 09-10-2013 12:45 PM

This is really neat.

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

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#5 posted 09-10-2013 06:11 PM

Nice touch with the water spigot handles for hooks!

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#6 posted 09-10-2013 07:59 PM

That’s pretty creative. I like it.

helluvawreck aka Charles
http://woodworkingexpo.wordpress.com

-- 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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#7 posted 09-10-2013 08:05 PM

COOL!

Nice…

-- Have Fun! Joe Lyddon - Alta Loma, CA USA - Home: http://www.WoodworkStuff.net ... My Small Gallery: http://www.ncwoodworker.net/pp/showgallery.php?ppuser=1389&cat=500"

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#8 posted 09-11-2013 02:16 AM

This is really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#9 posted 09-11-2013 02:44 PM

Very original and creative. Love the rustic look and the recycling.

-- Vicki on the Eastern Shore of MD

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#10 posted 09-11-2013 02:51 PM

Looks like you would just want to get out there and work

-- Norman

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#11 posted 09-18-2013 02:35 PM

That is SWEET Mike!! Very creative … and what a fun way to deal with gardening :)

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#12 posted 11-01-2013 05:00 AM

MIKE ERES UN GENIO!!!!!
ESA CASA RODANTE ES UNA TERNURA
Y ME DISTE UNA IDEA PARA MOVER
MI PESADO WORKBENCH!!!!!!!

-- KOVA, EL CARPINTERO DEL PUEBLO https://www.facebook.com/pages/El-Carpintero-Del-Pueblo/148976618479733

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