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Project by Colin_Zimmerman posted 01-15-2013 12:11 AM 886 views 0 times favorited 3 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I was at the local yard a few months ago and they had a huge piece of rough cut cedar. I took about 6 feet of it and my buddy took the other 12 or so. After wondering what to do with it, I mustered this up. The furnace went out last night and since I took the day off work, I made the best of my time off :-)

The purpose of this bench is for the wife to put her purse, hat, gloves, and whatever else women carry. I dont understand why so much stuff all the time, but she needs to put it somewhere besides the countertop.

I cut the live edge in 2-1/2” in and 2” deep to fit a mortise joint in the top and to make a nice square edge for easier build. I still need to Tung Oil the legs but it’s kinda cold outside in Colorado and the wife has a Preggo Eggo and the fumes just make her grumpy.

Wife likes it, I like it. Mission Accomplished. Woohoo! :-)





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#1 posted 01-15-2013 12:39 AM

You did a nice job on this. It looks great!

-- Use it up, Wear it out --------------- Make it do, Or do without!

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#2 posted 01-15-2013 01:06 AM

Always good to keep the wife happy. Good job.

-- Mother Nature created it, I just assemble it.

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#3 posted 01-15-2013 05:16 PM

That’s a great looking piece! Well done buddy.

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-- "someone has to be wounded for others to be saved, someone has to sacrifice for others to feel happiness, someone has to die so others could live"

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