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GardenFest woodworkers shop

Greater La Crosse Area Master Woodworkers will work both days at GardenFest building and demostrating how to build a variety of Potting Benches and Garden Benches.

Woodworkers Shop Hours: 9:00am to 3:30pm

Visitor Participation & Presentations: GardenFest attendees can observe woodworkers as they build each project and ask questions resulting in impromptu explanations.

Product Availability: Potting Benches and Garden Benches will be available for viewing and to purchase; proceeds from all sales go exclusively to the YWCA GardenFest fund.

  • Plans for do-it-yourselfers will be provided free of charge at GardenFest or can be downloaded below:
  • Finished models will be for sale.
  • Unassembled kits can be ordered and picked up at the end of each GardenFest Day.
  • Master woodworkers will be available for consultation to GardenFest attendees on other construction projects or problems.
Sponsors: Thanks to Kratt Lumber for their donation of materials, transportation and resources.

 

GardenFest Potting Bench

Materials Needed
Bench Part
Type
Amount
What
Length
Ft
Buy
Or Buy
Total
What
Back Legs TRTD SPF
2
2 x 4
6
12.0
2 @ 6'
1 @ 12'
2 @ 12'
2 x 4
Front Legs TRTD SPF
2
2 x 4
3
6.0
1 @ 6'
*
-
-
Box Sides TRTD SPF
4
2 x 4
3
12.0
2 @ 6"
1 @ 12'
-
-
Box Ends TRTD SPF
4
2 x 4
19
6.3
1 @ 8'
1 @ 14"*
1 @ 14'
2 x 4"
Lower Shelving TRTD SPF
7

2 x 3

19
11.1
1 @ 12'
1 @ 12'
1 @ 12'
2 x 3"
Upper Stiffeners TRTD SPF
3
2 x 3
19
4.8
1 @ 6'
1 @ 6'
1 @ 6'
2 x 3"
Table Top TRTD SPF
4
1 x 6"
40
13.3
1 @ 14'
1 @ 14'
1 @ 14'
1 x 6"
Shelving TRTD SPF
4
1 x 6"
33
11.0
1 @ 12'
1 @ 12'
1 @ 12'
1 x 6"
Shelf Stiffeners TRTD SPF
2
2 x 3"
33
5.5
1 @ 6'
-
1 @ 6'
2 x 3"
Shelf Bkts TRTD SPF
4
2 x 4"
10
3.3
Use Scrap
-
-
-
Screws
100
Screws
2 3/4"
-
-
-
2 3/4"
Screws
Screws
65
Screws
1 1/2"
-
-
-
1 1/2"
Screws
YWCA GardenFest Potting Bench
 Photo coming soon
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GardenFest Garden Bench

Materials Needed Tools Needed
Type
Amount
What
Length
Speed Square or Protractor
TRTD SPF
1
2 x 10"
10'

Drill

TRTD SPF
1
2 x 10"
8'
Circular Saw
-
-
Deck Screws
2 1/2"
Caulking Gun
-
-
Exterior Construction Adhesive -
YWCA GardenFest Garden Bench

Photo coming soon
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