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Forum topic by TheWoodButcher posted 05-20-2008 10:19 PM 1043 views 1 time favorited 13 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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TheWoodButcher

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05-20-2008 10:19 PM

  • Man,... this stuff is fun, think I’m gonna cover my yard with it.*

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Karson

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#1 posted 05-20-2008 10:46 PM

Nice benches. Red cedar?

What is the legs?

-- 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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#2 posted 05-20-2008 11:02 PM

Nice job WB! Do you have one of those tenon attachments for your power drill?

-- Rob (A) Waxahachie,TX

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TheWoodButcher

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#3 posted 05-21-2008 12:58 AM

Thanks guys, I have been using a logman tenon maker. The legs are made of cedar too. Just didn’t skin’em down to the purplewood. I will have one of those deals for my drill soon. The logman tenon maker works good, it’s just not fast enough. I have a friend that has a tennon cutter for his drill and he can do 10 in the same time it takes me to do 4.

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#4 posted 05-21-2008 03:12 AM

I saw that set up in Hammered the other day… cool stuff.

-- Adapt, improvise, overcome

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miles125

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#5 posted 05-21-2008 03:22 AM

Looks like my kind of yard. You got benches, shade trees a burn pile….What else could a man need?

-- "The way to make a small fortune in woodworking- start with a large one"

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runngt

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#6 posted 05-21-2008 04:29 AM

wow, I would love a set of those ! good LJ friends around the fire…..huh oh, couldn’t get anyone to burn their wood huh….....guess the fire is out

runngt

-- It seem's I just make scrap wood and saw dust most of the time !

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Gofor

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#7 posted 05-22-2008 03:11 AM

Beautiful work. Now that’s my kind of yard furniture!!!

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TheWoodButcher

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#8 posted 10-03-2009 03:36 AM

Hi All, it’s been a spell since I’ve been here. This is the bench after two years in the raw out in the yard. I finally got a finish on it. Got a table to match it too. What ya think??

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#9 posted 10-03-2009 03:43 AM

what kind of finish did u put on it?

-- My purpose in life: Making sawdust

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TheWoodButcher

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#10 posted 10-03-2009 02:43 PM

The bench is going to be in the shade, so I just used polyurathane. I kinda wish I would have used an oil finish on it. That way it would regain it’s natural look from time to time.

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dustygirl

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#11 posted 10-03-2009 03:24 PM

Very nice.Love the rustic look.

-- Dustygirl..Hastings,Ontario.. How much wood can 1 gal chuck if 1 gal can't cut wood?

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#12 posted 10-03-2009 09:18 PM

Way cool.

-- (You just have to please the man in the Mirror) Mike from Michigan -

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#13 posted 10-03-2009 10:40 PM

Simply beautiful!

-- Whether You Think You Can or You Think You Can't, YOU ARE RIGHT!!!

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