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I built this garden bench based on a video from Steve in Marin’s Woodworking for mere mortals. The original called for 4 2×4’s and 6 1×6’s. I was able to salvage a bunch of 2×4’s from some old shelving that I got for free so I used all 2×4’s. After cutting all the pieces, I rounded all the long edges with my router and a 1/4 roundover bit, then assembled, sanded and painted. The paint was a leftover and isn’t the color I thought but, there ya go. I am happy with it and it’ll look good in our garden.

-- Be honest, honorable, kind, work hard, and generally be awesome.





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NormG

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#1 posted 108 days ago

Nice bench, love the color

-- Norman

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mIps

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#2 posted 107 days ago

:) Thanks. I think there was a base coat that I missed to get the color I wanted which was more of a brick red but, oh well. I already had the paint and I wasn’t going to use it for much else, so why not?

-- Be honest, honorable, kind, work hard, and generally be awesome.

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Rick

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#3 posted 106 days ago

Very Nice Work Indeed. Well Done. Thanks for Posting.

Rick

-- COMMON SENSE Is Like Deodorant. The People Who need It Most, Never Use It.

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Fishinbo

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#4 posted 102 days ago

Looks great and I’m sure it will last long to be enjoyed in your garden. Well done!

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helluvawreck

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#5 posted 102 days ago

It looks really nice. Congratulations.

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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NikkiLaRue

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#6 posted 67 days ago

Great job!

-- Nikki

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