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Forum topic by thatlabguy posted 03-10-2012 05:50 AM 1371 views 0 times favorited 5 replies Add to Favorites Watch
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thatlabguy

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03-10-2012 05:50 AM

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I could use some ideas with pictures on ideas for what I can build for my first granddaughter turning 13 end of April. Sure would appreciate some ideas/plans for either a bedroom bench maybe with storage inside it or maybe a hope chest.
I would like to use Juniper which I have a lot of but, would like to add some accents or do an inlay which is something I have not done before.
Thanks for any suggestions you can send my way,

-- larry@juniperworksnaturally.com


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#1 posted 03-10-2012 06:38 AM

I’ll send you a set of these plans in PDF format. I drafted them in 24×36 inch size. You can save the plans and have them printed in stores like Stapes. These photos came from a plans client of mine that I think he built for one of his grand daughters.

You can easily add a back and arm rest to it if you so wanted to do.

-- Bruce Free Plans http://plans.sawmillvalley.org

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#2 posted 03-11-2012 02:36 AM

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#3 posted 03-11-2012 06:31 PM

When you start building it, let your granddaughter help you in the shop. She might pick up some useful skills. It’s never too early for kids to learn in the shop.

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#4 posted 03-11-2012 07:18 PM

Here is one I make. 24” long…. Eastern red cedar. A self designed trunk.

-- "You may have your PHD but I have my GED and my DD 214"

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#5 posted 03-13-2012 05:56 PM

I’m in the early stages of a similar build…

Here’s my blog...

-- Pine is fine, but Oak's no joke!

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