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Project by Ken90712 posted 01-20-2020 01:25 PM 797 views 0 times favorited 16 comments Add to Favorites Watch

Good to be making saw dust in new shop. Pop’s came up from Florida for a short trip. Great 4 days in the shop building something together. We decided on a live edge cedar bench to compliment the 2 Cedar Adirondack chairs I built a few moths ago. Just under 2 inches thick 5 feet long. A lot of fun. Finished with Penofins Penertating redwood oil. Love that it has UV blocker and easy to reapply.

Here’s a link https://www.penofin.com/wood-stains/redwood-wood-stain I bought it not advertising for them.

As always all comments welcome and Thx for looking ya’ll
Ken

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"





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#1 posted 01-20-2020 01:54 PM

Awesome bench Ken. Some honking big slabs of cedar right there.

-- Buster, Ocoee TN (Critics are men who watch a battle from a high place then come down and shoot the survivors - Hemingway)

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#2 posted 01-20-2020 02:05 PM

Very Nice bench, I like the style of the string between the legs looks great.

-- Soli Deo gloria!

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#3 posted 01-20-2020 02:07 PM

Beautiful looking bench Ken and Pop’s! Love that connecting stretcher! Nice work on this solid looking resting place guy’s!

-- St Augustine FL, Experience is the sum of our mistakes!

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#4 posted 01-20-2020 02:52 PM

beautiful bench ken i love the look of cedar,and ill bet the shop smelled great during the build.good times with your dad.

-- working with my hands is a joy,it gives me a sense of fulfillment,somthing so many seek and so few find.-SAM MALOOF.

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#5 posted 01-20-2020 03:37 PM

That’s beautiful Ken … with some wonderful memories attached too!!

-- Elaine in Duncan

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#6 posted 01-20-2020 04:45 PM

Love the bench. Great job buddy

-- The Old Rednek Workshop https://www.facebook.com/theoldrednekworkshoptn

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#7 posted 01-20-2020 05:20 PM

Looks like you guys had a lot of fun in the new shop! Beautiful bench.

-- Lew- Time traveler. Purveyor of the Universe's finest custom rolling pins.

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#8 posted 01-20-2020 05:43 PM

Looks like a very welcoming place to sit and relax. Thanks for the tip on the Penofins penetrating oil. I’ll have to check in on it.

-- Dave, Downers Grove, Il. -------- When you run out of ideas, start building your dreams.

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#9 posted 01-21-2020 01:33 PM

Nice bench!

-- Dan, Naperville IL, I.G.N.

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#10 posted 01-21-2020 02:56 PM

Great looking bench. Nice work. I like the shape/function you came up with for the stretcher.

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

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#11 posted 01-21-2020 03:13 PM

BEAUTIFUL BENCH Ken …and nice shop again and nice memories GREAT JOB :<)) GRATZ TOP 3

-- Tony---- Reinholds,Pa.------ REMEMBER TO ALWAYS HAVE FUN :<))

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#12 posted 01-22-2020 05:03 PM

Beautiful bench, Ken. What a great way to invite folks to you shop!!

cheers, Jim

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

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#13 posted 01-23-2020 02:09 AM

Ohhhhh what a lovely place for a beer or two, a shame I live so far away…
Nice work.
Best thoughts,
Mads

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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Ken90712

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#14 posted 01-25-2020 11:42 AM

Sorry for late response guys been crazy at work this past week….

Thx so much for all the positive and supportive comments…... Means the world to me and love chatting with all of you…..

Off to Wood turning symposium here in Nashville all day. Super excited to go again this yr…. All day of woodworking what could be better. Cheers

-- Ken, "Everyday above ground is a good day!"

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#15 posted 01-25-2020 04:31 PM

Enjoy dear Ken. ;-)

-- MAD F, the fanatical rhykenologist and vintage architect.

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