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Project by Firewood posted 12-08-2013 07:56 PM 1893 views 10 times favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This is a bench I made from QSWO. The design was based on a plan from Wood Magazine, but i needed to shrink the length and depth to fit a small space in our spare bathroom.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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#1 posted 12-08-2013 08:07 PM

Very well done Mike.

What is under the cushion…how is it supported?


-- “When you want to help people, you tell them the truth. When you want to help yourself, you tell them what they want to hear.” ― Thomas Sowell

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#2 posted 12-08-2013 08:22 PM

Thanks Rocky. There is a piece of 1/2” ply sitting on (3) 1×3’s going front to back.

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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#3 posted 12-08-2013 09:59 PM

Great looking bench, nice work.

-- Bob in Montana. Kindness is the Language the blind can see and deaf can hear. - Mark Twain

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#4 posted 12-08-2013 10:47 PM

Thats really nice sir. Great build

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#5 posted 12-09-2013 03:42 AM

Nice bench, I like the finished project. Should make a useful addition to the home.

-- Willie, Washington "If You Choose Not To Decide, You Still Have Made a Choice" - Rush

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#6 posted 12-09-2013 04:43 AM

Nice build! Did you make the cushion as well?

-- Tom Finnigan - Measures? We don't need no stinking measures! - Hmm, maybe thats why my project pieces don't fit.

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#7 posted 12-09-2013 04:51 AM

Hi Tom. Yes, made that too. Wrapped the fabric over 2” (I think) foam and stapled to 1/2” plywood

-- Mike - Waukesha, WI

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#8 posted 12-12-2013 05:17 PM

Wonderful bed! Like the design, very well executed and the cushion as well. Great job!

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#9 posted 01-12-2015 03:02 PM

Very clean work, Firewood. You do well by the style.

-- --Dale Page

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