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So the little wifie was in need of a bench to help her with all the plants. We had a long bench that had been used in the garage, but when we re-did the laundry room and the workshop, we had pulled this bench out.

I cut the bench to the length she needed and sanded most of the old paint off but left some to give a rough, distressed effect. I then coated it with about 4 coats of exterior polyurethane.

The original Bench -

Cut into two benches…. and darn if she hasn’t laid claim to the second bench as well!

Ready for use!

-- Pam grows 'em - I cook 'em...... Melbourne, Fl



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Harold and Pam

253 posts in 1671 days
hardiness zone 10b

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Gone_Tropical

510 posts in 1309 days
hardiness zone 9b

posted 1240 days ago

awesome! one can never have too many benches!

-- Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ Gone Tropical Ƹ̵̡Ӝ̵̨̄Ʒ

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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2597 days
hardiness zone 5b

posted 1240 days ago

I love it/them!!!

I’m glad you kept the paint on them. Well, for me anyway… Sweet

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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Radicalfarmergal

4296 posts in 1859 days
hardiness zone 5b

posted 1240 days ago

I think they are great!

-- "...I have nothing against authorities as such; I am only in favor of putting a question mark after just about everything they say." Ruth Stout

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Iris43

3807 posts in 2226 days
hardiness zone 5a

posted 1240 days ago

Good for Pam! I would do the same (and you know you love her for it) Those tables will be handy for potting up orchids outdoors and for displaying pots too. You are such a ‘keeper’, Harold. :)

-- 'To plant a Garden is to believe in Tomorrow'

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Harold and Pam

253 posts in 1671 days
hardiness zone 10b

posted 1239 days ago

Plus “good looking” Iris, don’t forget that!!!

Pam already has pot all over it, There’s hardly enough room for me to place a beer on the table.

-- Pam grows 'em - I cook 'em...... Melbourne, Fl

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Iris43

3807 posts in 2226 days
hardiness zone 5a

posted 1239 days ago

Haha! Yes, I did forget to mention how attractive the tables are. :) I would love to have even one of them…...... OK, Pam, make room for Harold’s beer…..... :)

-- 'To plant a Garden is to believe in Tomorrow'

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Bon

7374 posts in 2377 days
hardiness zone 5a

posted 1239 days ago

Every gardener needs a good potting bench.Well done Harold.

-- Bon,Hastings,Ont.....zone 5a....Always room for one more

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justjoel

1062 posts in 1977 days
hardiness zone 7a

posted 1238 days ago

I love that you kept some of the paint on it before sealing it – nice effect.

-- "We are stardust. We are golden. And we've got to get ourselves back to the garden." Joni Mitchell

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GhostPumpkin

151 posts in 1241 days
hardiness zone 5

posted 1236 days ago

heeheeeheeee…maybe you can install a cup holder on the side of the table for your beer, that way Pam won’t lose any table space :)

P.S. love the tables!

-- ~Many hands make light work~

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Harold and Pam

253 posts in 1671 days
hardiness zone 10b

posted 1222 days ago

now THERES some thinking Ghost Pumpkin!

-- Pam grows 'em - I cook 'em...... Melbourne, Fl

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MsDebbieP

14682 posts in 2597 days
hardiness zone 5b

posted 1222 days ago

did I just hear Pam groan?

-- - Debbie, SW Ontario Canada (USDA Hardiness Zone: 5a)

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