Friday, March 30, 2012

My Bench Project

I set out to buy a garden bench last weekend. They can be pricey, around $75 - $125. But, before I went to buy one, I had to drop off some items at Goodwill. While unloading stuff, I saw this inside the door...

$19.99 (toddler not included)
I asked the guy if I could buy it - and five minutes later I had my bench!

After the liquid spray can of Stripper, it looked this this -


I liked the red, but still wasn't feeling it yet. 
I bought a sander attachment for the drill, and got this -


Much better! A clean palette to work with!
I have visions of a colorful bench, so I finished it like this -

My summer, kid watching, tea drinking bench!

2 comments:

tagnrocky said...

Nice!

G-ma Phyllis said...

Beautiful---