Deacon's Bench with Storage

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Project by dave105 posted 02-19-2013 06:53 PM 5047 views 1 time favorited 6 comments Add to Favorites Watch

This bench was made from a woodcraft plan. The lady wanted southern yellow pine with a walnut stain. I used slats inside for air circulation since she will be putting damp shoes in it. Over 70% of the bench was made from 1 1/2 inch material. This made it sturdy but on the heavy side.

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#1 posted 02-19-2013 07:01 PM

Nice work!!! Great color.

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

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#2 posted 02-19-2013 07:05 PM

Very nice work. I made something similar for a client with the same needs it sounds.Good job.

-- I only went out for a walk and finally concluded to stay out till sundown, for going out, I found, was really going in. -John Muir

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#3 posted 02-19-2013 07:30 PM

Nice one. You don’t see too many of those on here.

-- Just a man with his chisel.........

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#4 posted 02-20-2013 03:00 PM

Great job!!

-- Jack, Albuquerque

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#5 posted 02-20-2013 10:05 PM

Looks great, like the design, amazing wood grain and the stain. Even greater is the storage. Great job!

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#6 posted 02-20-2013 10:31 PM

nice bench,looks great.

-- Marty.Athens,AL

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