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Project by woodworkingdrew posted 04-10-2014 04:42 AM 1226 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Pictured here is a 4 day project I undertook for my moms yard. I used con common 2×6 and 4×4 redwood for the whole construction. I took every piece apart and sanded them with 120 grit sandpaper. I then applied a cabot semi transparent stain that is weather/water proof. I assembled the whole thing on site, and laid 6 inch concrete footings and screwed the legs into strong ties. Overall the project was fun and ended with a great result! Also pictured is my 2 year old lab named blu, who like me always practices shop safety!

-- Andrew, California





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#1 posted 04-10-2014 06:33 AM

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

Rick

-- How long is a Minute? That depends on which side of the Bathroom Door You're On!

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#2 posted 04-11-2014 01:10 PM

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#3 posted 04-11-2014 06:49 PM

That looks like it will be there for a very long time. Nice work.

-- Robert, so much inspiration here, and so little time!

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