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Project by BlueStingrayBoots posted 202 days ago 709 views 1 time favorited 9 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Mesquite wood bench, custom, to fit me. 5’, crushed coral filler with both slabs angled for a comfy fit and possible nap. I sanded ruff slabs with a chainsaw disk, then 36g disk and a 120 disk, then 80g palm sander and finished with 150g palm sander. A few coats of basic urethane. Heavy, easy 100lbs. 12 screws. Very sturdy! I have a brace but it doesn’t need it.





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luv2learn

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#1 posted 202 days ago

What a beautiful piece. Great job.

-- 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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Karson

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#2 posted 202 days ago

Beautiful bench Gerald. Nice job.

-- I've been blessed with a father who liked to tinker in wood, and a wife who lets me tinker in wood. Southern Delaware karson_morrison@bigfoot.com †

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gfadvm

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#3 posted 202 days ago

Great bench! And you know how much I love mesquite. Your ‘customer’ looks very happy!

-- " I'll try to be nicer, if you'll try to be smarter" gfadvm

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Monte Pittman

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#4 posted 202 days ago

Very nice

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it. - It's not ability that we often lack, but the patience to use our ability

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TZH

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#5 posted 202 days ago

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mmh

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#6 posted 201 days ago

Nicely executed! I love all the organic curves. Well done!

-- "They who dream by day are cognizant of many things which escape those who dream only by night." ~ Edgar Allan Poe

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BlueStingrayBoots

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#7 posted 201 days ago

Thankyou Mellie and LJ friends :)

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becikeja

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#8 posted 200 days ago

Great Job, this is awesome

-- Don't outsmart your common sense

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Fishinbo

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#9 posted 197 days ago

Gorgeous bench! Awesome design and joints. Beautiful mesquite and finish. Excellent job!

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