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Blog series by bructista updated 06-09-2016 01:31 PM 8 parts 5968 reads 1 comment total

Part 1: plans and design

04-08-2016 01:48 PM by bructista | 0 comments »

I am going to be starting my garden bench. The wood im gonna use is pure oak, gotta love me some oak ; ). Im first going to start on my legs which youll see on my next blog

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Part 2: gardden bench legs assembly

04-22-2016 02:04 PM by bructista | 0 comments »

Right now im assembling my leg pieces for my bench. Im face gluing these pieces because i need them to be thicker then what they are. Some of the cuts ive used is a miter cut, a table saw cut, and a jointer.

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Part 3: All pieces

04-29-2016 01:44 PM by bructista | 0 comments »

!https://s3.amazonaws.com/vs-lumberjocks.com/o6 Here are all my pieces ive cut them out to size. Next week ill be able to assemble. Some of the machines ive used is the miter saw, planner, table saw, and the jointer

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Part 4: Leg cuts

05-06-2016 01:55 PM by bructista | 0 comments »

Now i am cutting the mortise and tenons on my legs. This will allow the base of the bench to connect.

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Part 5: Dado cuts

05-13-2016 02:06 PM by bructista | 1 comment »

I achieved this week all the dado cuts i needed to make on my long rails and short rails for my bench. I also cut out the tenons in my leg pieces and chizeled out all imperfections. Lastly, the chizeling took a while but it was all worth it

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Part 6: Garden bench lats and long rail

05-26-2016 04:42 PM by bructista | 0 comments »

I only had one day in woodshop this week but i was able to router my lats and cut my tenons to fit my mortises my next job is to fit my short rails

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Part 7: Legs and short rail

06-02-2016 02:19 PM by bructista | 0 comments »

This week I glued up my legs and short rails. Next week i need to glue my long rails.

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Part 8: Final

06-09-2016 01:31 PM by bructista | 0 comments »

Got everything to fit together. Slats are not equal but im gonna fix that. This by far was the most paitient i had to be to complete this bench.

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