We built a bench!

You may have noticed some of the most recent pictures include a new bench.  Superbowl weekend Grampy and Uncle Matt came up for the game, and what trio of building kin can resist a group project?  Not these! (Plus, we kind of sprung it on them.)



Of course, when I say “we” it is in the same spirit as in “we” cut and stacked all of the firewood this year,  or “we” plowed the driveway.  Or, “we” make dinner every night, or “we” had 3 babies.  Anyway.  We built a bench, and it’s fantastic.

We put the board games in one end, cat food in the other, and seldom used kitchen things in the middle.  Hooray for storage.  I stained the bottom a driftwood grey, and whitewashed the top.  We moved the table over a foot so now the bench accommodates one whole side of seating (convenient since two of our 5 chairs broke last fall).


I designed it wide enough for board games and stories, but not so deep that you can’t comfortably sit at the table.   I think I can correctly say “we” love it.


One thought on “We built a bench!

Add yours

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Google photo

You are commenting using your Google account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s

Blog at WordPress.com.

Up ↑

%d bloggers like this: