Quick Christmas bench

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Project by justlisawv posted 08-01-2014 01:24 PM 960 views 0 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This bench was thrown together when I realized my poor porch was bare at Christmas. I used a pallet and since it was done in a hurry the paint job is really lacking. I grabbed a log from the woodpile and made the last name chips and just decorated it with stuff around the house including some pine from a tree. All together I had about five bucks in it. I plan to sand and repaint it.

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#1 posted 08-01-2014 01:32 PM

Nice bench, Lisa. The imperfect paint job gives it a rustic feel. The letter discs add to this effect. Thanks for sharing.

-- God bless, Candy

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#2 posted 08-01-2014 01:56 PM

This is a nice bench and very colorful.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#3 posted 08-01-2014 06:28 PM

Nice bench, but I wouldn’t paint it any better…in fact rough it up a bit more…looks really rustic if that is the look you are after that is.

-- Larry in Hawaii,

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#4 posted 08-01-2014 08:59 PM

I have to agree, a few whacks with a chain and a hammer then let it weather for a while. Let the curtain climbers at it and it will look well used in short order. That is what makes it unique.

-- Still trying to master kindling making

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#5 posted 08-02-2014 08:37 PM

Yeah I see what you’re saying. I just thought it needed to go more finished or more rustic one. Maybe I will just take the sander to it.

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#6 posted 12-04-2016 06:16 PM

Nice Bench, Lisa. It will soon be time to decorate it again!!

Cheers, Jim

-- Jim Jakosh.....Practical Wood Products...........Learn something new every day!! Variety is the Spice of Life!!

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