Railroad cart bench

A take off of an old railroad cart. I distressed the wood . The process I used was mark up the lumber, with a chain and screw driver. Gouge deeper markers with file and carving tool. Then spray paint edges and areas marked up. Quickly rub the stain on. Then whip off. After dry, sand it down to the finish you like.

Metal and casters were aged use black magic and antique patina from SCULPT NOUVEAU.

Stencil work us done with brass clamp stencils

Woods: ash

Tools: miter saw table saw belt sander metal chop saw drill press drill/driver japanese saw stencils

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Tim Cahill

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a1jim ...

A wonderfully unique design ,very nice work

Manitario ...

Very chic!

Jeff Vandenberg ...

Cool design. Don’t see those around.

Indistressed ...

Thanks, it was a fun build. Now I’m just waiting for the feed stack canvas seat cushion.

Thorreain ...

Very nice piece. It looks so historical yet functional. Well done.

Steve Tow ...

Very cool!
thanks for sharing that bad boy!
Nice industrial style design.
thanks

Jack ...

Very nice, love those wheels.

Vettekidd97 ...

Flipping sweet!!

Wheaties - Bruce A Wheatcroft ( BAW Woodworking) ...

very good job . nice piece of work

Mike40 ...

Excellent work with lots charm and character.

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