Leopold Bench

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Project by Carol posted 04-03-2017 08:18 PM 2745 views 14 times favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch
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standard leopold bench. guess i’ll stain it, altho pressure treated will last longer than i will :/

-- Carol

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#1 posted 04-03-2017 08:50 PM

that looks comfortable!

I wouldn’t stain it. let nature take its course. My opinion…...

-- The more skilled you are at something, the worse you are at it when someone is watching.

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#2 posted 04-03-2017 10:25 PM

i like the simplicity of the design

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#3 posted 04-04-2017 11:38 AM

I have not seen one of these. It’s a very creative design and nicely done.

helluvawreck aka Charles

-- helluvawreck aka Charles,

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#4 posted 04-04-2017 11:56 AM

Good Job! I need to make one of these to sit beside my Little Free Library.

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#5 posted 04-04-2017 12:13 PM

pls dont think this was an original design. according to 1 site:

The bench was designed by Aldo Leopold (1887 – 1948), a famous American author, scientist, ecologist, forester, and environmentalist. Unfortunately, he did not develop a plan for his bench. Leopold’s original benches no longer exist, so they can be reconstructed only according to the remaining pictures. The Aldo Leopold bench is of very simple design and thus easily customized to your needs.

anyone wants to make one, its very easy to find the plans and modifications to the original.

-- Carol

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#6 posted 04-04-2017 03:12 PM

Nice design, will have to make some of these, Simple and yet strong.

-- Brian - Hazelton, British Columbia

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