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I laud the effort you put in and the concept. However, putting nails thru the foam is not a good idea. It puts a thermal transfer point thru the foam and nails aren’t likely to hold foam board in too well as the nail heads are too small unless you use caps. A better option is to use small blocks of wood nailed or screwed to the joists und r the foam edges; they hold better and won’t come loose or break thru the foam board.
Glad it helped with your project. I'd be glad to know what sizes you changed and where you put the dovetails. You never know, maybe I'll make another one with you additions!
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My daughter was looking for just this sort of bench for her small garage. Thanks for the info.
A friend had something similar with a swivel rest and I tried making one, but I didn't use the stops you suggest. The one I made took too much effort to keep from swiveling too far; the stops you suggest would solve that. If you go that way, I recommend putting them in toward the center of the rest portion so they don't readily show. You might want to try using two boards to make the rest portion and make a central channel in the opposing faces for a rod that goes all the way through between them with a Chicago screw on each end and a decorative cap covering them outside the legs. Just some thoughts to help you along. Good luck!
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