Go check out final steps of the bench tutorial!! https://alysiadevries.wordpress.com/projects/mudroom-bench/
So, I ran into some staining issues with my bench legs. While I iron-out the issues, I felt the need to make progress. Therefore I am starting my locker tutorial prior to finishing the bench tutorial. BTW, sanding, staining and painting are my least favorite things to do. So it takes me longer to gather… Continue reading Mudroom lockers have been started!!
I got a chance to do some catch-up on my bench instructions. Check them out if you are wondering how I installed/trimmed-out the bench. https://alysiadevries.wordpress.com/projects/mudroom-bench/
So when I started making the legs, I knew I wanted the 2×4’s encased with plywood, however, when I made the first leg, I thought it best to assemble it all at once. After assembly, I noticed a couple of things. 1.) When I held the leg to the wall, since my floors aren’t level, there was… Continue reading My conundrum resolved!!
Daycare was awesome today in that they only had a two-hour delay instead of closing like every other school! Which means I got all of the bench trimmed out! I am adding shoe moulding to the rest of the room. Should I add it within the cubbies too?
I think I will physically regret the bench installation for the next couple of days. I may have overdone it, but at least I can guarantee it won’t break when the kids jump on it! However, 6″ screws would have been plenty long enough…I bought 3/8″x7″. Time for bed. Garage-side bracing added
I think I want the top a little darker, but I still want to be able to see the grain. But looking good!! Fits like a glove! All that dry-fitting paid off!!