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4-Her's Enter Projects For Fair

(Le Mars) --  On Monday, 4-H members were bringing their static exhibits to the fairgrounds including first year member Kennedy Schilmoeller of the Stanton Lucky Clovers 4-H club.  The 13 year old decided to make a wooden bench as one of his projects.  He says he used recycled wood from used pallets to create his bench, and his uncle gave him some inspiration.

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The 13 year old says it took over 20 hours to complete his pinewood bench, with the hardest part was the sanding.


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Schilmueller showed pictures of himself step by step, creating his wood working project as he cut the wood, assembled the bench, sanding, and finally staining and finishing his bench.  The bench itself is a love-seat bench.  Schelmuller also used a router to inscribe his favorite football teams, a paw print representing the Le Mars Bulldogs and the three diamond logo of the Pittsburg Steelers.  In addition to his bench, Schilmoeller is exhibiting some photos.

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