Potting Bench

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Project by bred99 posted 05-13-2015 03:41 AM 2722 views 17 times favorited 19 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This potting bench is a Mother’s Day gift for my wife.

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#1 posted 05-13-2015 03:44 AM

That’s a really nice, well-balanced piece. What were the rough dimensions?

-- Chuck, Pullman, WA

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#2 posted 05-13-2015 03:55 AM

Cabinet is 36” tall (including bench top) by 45” wide by 24” deep. Bench top has a 1 1/2 inch overhang. The back shelf is 60” tall. Thanks for your comment!

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#3 posted 05-13-2015 08:14 AM

My!!! that is beautiful! Excellent design thought….an artisinal garden implement for CERTAIN. I really like it. Nice job.

-- Chris Harrell - custom callmaker "Quacky Calls" Eastern NC.

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#4 posted 05-13-2015 12:13 PM

Wow, that is a really nice looking potting bench. Great lines.

-- Chris K

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#5 posted 05-13-2015 02:05 PM

That is a great addition to your home and so nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#6 posted 05-13-2015 07:40 PM

Nice looking bench. Did you use pocket screws on the doors?

-- "If the women don't find you handsome you should at least be handy" - Red Green

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#7 posted 05-13-2015 07:51 PM

The doors and sides of the cabinet are actually tongue and groove car siding.

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#8 posted 05-13-2015 10:18 PM

What did you make it out of?

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#9 posted 05-13-2015 11:14 PM

It is made from treated pine (2×4s for the frame, 2×6s for the bench top, 1×6 car siding for the cabinet sides,1×6s ripped in half for the trim and back shelf slats, and 1×6s for the bottom of the cabinet).

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#10 posted 05-13-2015 11:14 PM

NICE Potting Bench!! I showed it to my wife and she said she would take it in the house.

-- Never put youself in a bad situation or how could we have prevented this accident ;-)

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#11 posted 05-13-2015 11:45 PM

Man that’s a great looking potting bench! I’ll bet your wife gets a lot of use and enjoyment out of it this summer!

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

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#12 posted 05-14-2015 12:34 AM

Great job with this potting bench. Just in time for the season.

-- AJ

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#13 posted 05-14-2015 12:46 AM

beautiful….don’t let my wife see this

-- What this world needs is a little more sawdust on the floor.

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#14 posted 05-14-2015 01:36 AM

Favourited, gonna make my wife one!


-- Paul M ..............the early bird may get the worm but it’s the second mouse that gets the cheese!

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#15 posted 05-14-2015 11:03 AM

Great job, beautiful potting bench. She will love it congrats.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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