You know the feeling when you have something big coming up and you’re against the clock trying to get everything done? We’re having Friendsgiving at our house this weekend, so I’m in a big push to get a lot of the half done projects complete. This feeling to complete everything is less because my friends care what my house looks like and more because all of the half done projects are living in the dining room, in the exact spot where people are going to need to eat!
One of the smaller projects was this bench that I’ve been working on since August. Yes, over three months ago.
If you’ll remember, I was near complete with this bench, when I hit an unfortunate snag. The snag being that the entire thing fell apart. I had used pine wood not thinking about how soft the wood was and how easily it splinters. As soon as I put the weight of the top on the bench, the entire thing collapsed. [Read more…]