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Old 01-19-2020, 06:55 PM
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Default Made this outdoor bench (She Shed photos added)

Found this old tailgate at a flea market for $20 and knew it had to come home with me. Was missing the release latch and I filled in the hole and leveled it before painting it. Here is the finished product. Weighs a ton and would withstand a category 5 hurricane. Goes well adjacent to my wife's "she shed".






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Old 01-19-2020, 07:03 PM
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Very, very cool ... but I gotta ask ... did you marry a Munchkin?
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Cool idea. I like it.

Brucebubs - it's not the house, it's a "she-shed", which is a recent name for a studio or potting room (detached from the main house) that is primarily a woman's domain. A counter point to the "man cave".
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Very, very nice. Love it.
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Nice "she shed", nice bench. You did a great job! Did you build the beautiful little house? What's it used for?
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Very cool!
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Cool idea. I like it.

Brucebubs - it's not the house, it's a "she-shed", which is a recent name for a studio or potting room (detached from the main house) that is primarily a woman's domain. A counter point to the "man cave".
I got that and I was just trying to be humorous.
The workmanship of the 'she-shed' and the bench are both outstanding.
Beautifully done.
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"In this episode, MacGyver must construct a bench from a discarded tailgate in order to thwart a renegade scientist's plot for world domination . . . "
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Old 01-20-2020, 12:26 AM
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Very cool bench. I would be most happy to sit and ponder things on it.
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You can't beat re-cycling in this way - great bench.
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Nice bench.

Does that "she shed" double as a dog house?
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Thanks for the kind words. I'd like to say I built the "she shed" from scratch, but I simply bought one of those off the lot storage buildings and then snazzed it up for my wife, including, but not limited to: insulation, vinyl plank flooring, shiplap walls, ceilings, a ductless all year mini split heat pump, front deck, etc. She absolutely loves it, using it primarily for crafting, but also working remotely from her she shed 2 days per week.

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Cool bench, but I can't let my wife see this thread.....
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Old 01-21-2020, 03:47 PM
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Murphy, I understand . . completely.
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Thanks for the kind words. I'd like to say I built the "she shed" from scratch, but I simply bought one of those off the lot storage buildings and then snazzed it up for my wife, including, but not limited to: insulation, vinyl plank flooring, shiplap walls, ceilings, a ductless all year mini split heat pump, front deck, etc. She absolutely loves it, using it primarily for crafting, but also working remotely from her she shed 2 days per week.

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After







Mini split heat pump



Deck before and after



Very cool. I couldn't do anything like that.
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