one project i never had the chance to tackle last year was adding some extra outdoor seating, and i knew a simple wood bench was exactly what i wanted to finish the space. with a simple design and just a few supplies needed, this easy diy outdoor bench can be made for around $16 let me show you exactly how i made it:
simple in its construction and easily customized with paint, stain or hardware, this easy, homemade bench is the perfect way to punch up your backyard style. it holds its own as a standalone piece, or you can tailor it to match your existing outdoor decor.
how to build an outdoor bench with storage add extra seating to your patio or deck with this diy outdoor bench featuring beautiful fretwork panels and hidden storage under the seat. using minimal tools and a few supplies from the home improvement store, you can build this stunning storage bench in one weekend.
outdoor bench step 1: building the frame. the basic frame of the bench is a simple rectangle made from 2x4's. step 2: adding the legs and supports. i cut the 4 legs from 4x4's and then 2 shorter legs step 3: adding the seat/backrest/armrest boards. step 4: staining and varnishing. after
use this guide on how to make bench cushions the easy way, in 3 steps. follow these steps and tips to making indoor and outdoor bench cushions in just a few hours no previous experience required. this guide is set out in such a way that even a novice will achieve successful results.
the outdoor bench is generally made of cinder and cushioned plywood for comfort. with the plywood and foam at the right measurements, the outdoor bench will take only a few minutes to assemble. the outdoor bench needs about 17 cinder blocks and 2 half blocks and supplies for the pillow. i love the fact that the bench has a hidden storage space.
now ours is a outdoor bench while the larnaca is technically a coffee table, but the idea is the same, and you can always modify the size of this modern bench to fit your desired specifications. so heres how to build this outdoor bench, with a finished size of 16 high x 40 long x 13.5 deep.