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Make it with Me Monday - Making a Lover's Bed Bench

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Make it with Me Monday - Making a Lover's Bed Bench

I'm starting something new.  Make It with Me Monday - to show you all the fun projects that I get up to over the weekend. Today I'm going to show you the Lover's Bench made out of a bed that I picked up for $50!! This is a project that I've been wanting to do for MONTHS.  When I saw this bed pop up on FB market place I quickly wrote SOLD!!  The bed was in great knick, I just had to re-glue some joins, but otherwise it was perfect. (I know that I'm going to have people out there...

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My Rustic Flower Planter Boxes

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My Rustic Flower Planter Boxes

One of the first projects I made with my new drop saw was 3 very rustic flower planter boxes, 1 for our dining table and 2 for outside.  The one for inside was made from aged timber that Adam had behind the shed for ages. It is that lovely weathered grey colour with splits in the timber - really rustic.  Much to Adam's disgust, I just had to use it.  It wasn't straight, it had knicks, bumps, splits (aka character).  I decided how long I wanted it, and then set about making it.  I cut all the timber to length,...

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