My first Garden Bench.

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Project by oldstarter posted 05-16-2014 03:42 PM 2063 views 5 times favorited 8 comments Add to Favorites Watch

I inherited some timber some which was really good and some that had rather a lot of woodworm in it. But as it was all free decided to have a go at the bench. I saw one similar on the net and that’s what decided me, as I liked the design it being different from the usual run of the mill available in shops, Well it may not be perfect but I loved making it and it has really got me going. I have now finished my second project. Which I’ll post a bit later.

-- Oldstarter (Dave Ashby)

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#1 posted 05-17-2014 12:44 AM

A nice, offbeat, good looking bench!

-- Dean -- "Don't give up the ship -- fight her 'till she sinks!" Capt James Lawrence USN

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#2 posted 05-17-2014 03:16 AM

very very attractive and a nice design

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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#3 posted 05-17-2014 05:34 AM

That is really cool. Great job

-- The Old Rednek Workshop

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#4 posted 05-17-2014 09:02 AM

Hi everyone thank you so much for your kind comments I really appreciate them.
I don’t know what project to start next, as only just coming on here it’s like a kid being in a sweet shop, everywhere I look there’s things I want to make.

-- Oldstarter (Dave Ashby)

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#5 posted 05-17-2014 05:45 PM

Looks wonderful and I like the wide arms for beverages or even food plates.

-- Mike, an American living in Norway.

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#6 posted 05-18-2014 08:31 PM

Thanks Stefan, that’s my wife’s favourite bit as well, the cat likes them to lol.

-- Oldstarter (Dave Ashby)

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#7 posted 05-21-2014 04:46 PM

Good sturdy looking bench. Ideal for sitting back after a long day.

-- A family man has photos in his wallet where his money used to be.

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#8 posted 05-22-2014 09:35 PM

I wouldn’t know Murch, time I get out of my workshop it’s dark.

-- Oldstarter (Dave Ashby)

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