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Project by Rick George posted 02-21-2010 12:32 AM 1348 views 1 time favorited 4 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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This mud room bench was born out of necessity to accommodate my son’s 3 little ones. Thanks to some great advice from a few Lumber Jocks friends I was able to overcome chipout during the planing process, and was able to come up with a nice finishing procedure for the final touches. The carcus is painted plywood. The bench is Ponderosa Pine finished with 2 applications of mahagony stain and 6 coats of a polyurethane/mineral spirits mixture. Joints consist of rabbits or dados. There will be a super structure added in the near future, but that’s another projects.

-- Rick





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KMJohnson

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#1 posted 02-21-2010 12:35 AM

Nice bench.

-- Let's do it in the wood pile!

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Mijohnst

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#2 posted 02-21-2010 02:20 AM

Great use of space here. Did you relocate your washer and dryer?

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Rick George

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#3 posted 02-21-2010 03:08 AM

Thanks for the comments. We stacked the washer and dryer in the corner. The cabinet to the left of the bench is a trash cabinet with shelves for storage, and access panels so that the laundry equipment can be maintained. Planning on making a small removable box to hide the dryer vent.

-- Rick

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Padre

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#4 posted 02-21-2010 03:38 AM

LOL, gosh darn dryer vent!!!

Good job, it looks great.

-- Chip -----------http://www.penmanchip.com-----------------Micah 6:8

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