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Look what I made. patio furniture...

Lord Chance

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#4
Hey LC my friend. It has cost nothing to make so far. I have a supply of hard wood pallets so they don't even need treated. The chiminea is the drum from a washing machine.
You are a man of many talents. I just had some men haul off the old patio set I bought many years ago. To me, it was not well made so I was afraid to use it. I like your idea better.
 

Twitch6000

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I wish I had the talent of building some cool stuff....

Very nice stuff y'all got going on.
 

Lord Chance

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Hi Veeg. The wood is Dutch hard wood and doesn't need treated. Holding up well so far. Been using it every weekend since It was built. Her it is now. Table sheeted in and tiled.

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I took a better look at the wood you used Robin. I know you use a different way of measuring thickness but if I am not mistaken, In the U.S. the thickness of those boards would be what we call 5/4 lumber. Run through a thickness planer and sander I bet the wood you have would be nice for other things as well. What I wouldn't give to get back into wood working. :)
 

LoneWolf_53

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It's amazing what you can scrounge up in the way of pallets and shipping lumber.
I worked at a place where the aluminium stock that came in was shipped sitting on 4"x4"x4' pieces of hickory wood.
That was some hard stuff, and made an excellent strong work bench you could pound anything on and it wouldn't budge.