Reclaimed Lumber and Steel Dining Bench

Just wanted to show off a simple bench made from 1″ steel tube and some very worn and beat up 2″x 8″ lumber.  The wood is simple fir construction grade lumber pulled from a garage somewhere after being used as shelving or something for who knows how long.  It was filthy but had character and a few live edges so after a bit of sanding and some tung oil it retains it’s rustic look but wont stain or snag your clothes when you sit on it.

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The frame is simple and minimal 1″ square tube box legs welded to full length rails with a nicely place know in the planks allowing an interesting view of the steel.

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