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Pine chest from pine church pew wood

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Project by lrob posted 12-08-2018 02:10 PM 937 views 0 times favorited 5 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Made from reclaimed wood from some old church pews. Left the bottom of top rough with just a little sanding. The top was the seat of the pew. Nice wide boards to work with. Pews were first installed in 1883 and removed for ADA reasons in 2017. All joints were glued and wooden pegged. Finished with 4 coats of spray lacquer and paste wax.

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gsimon

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#1 posted 12-08-2018 03:07 PM

awesome – nice save

-- Greg Simon

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#2 posted 12-08-2018 05:09 PM

1883!
Wow… Some really nice old pine, great re-use!

-- I've quickly learned that being a woodworker isn't about making flawless work, rather it's fixing all the mistakes you made so that it appears flawless to others! Jay - FL

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#3 posted 12-09-2018 02:50 AM

Great job repurposing the pews. Great job!

-- AJ

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#4 posted 12-09-2018 03:06 AM

Nice use of re-used timber.

-- Galootish log blog, http://www.timberframe-tools.com

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#5 posted 12-09-2018 09:44 AM

Ditto on the reclaimed wood. Oh yes – coffee tables, end tables…..the list goes on and on.

-- DonB

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