Jul 12 2021 Use $35 in wood and supplies to make this perfectly modern DIY outdoor bench that looks like a $1300 Williams Sonoma find. No nails or screws required! Skills Required: Beginner. You’ll learn how to make a bench the easiest way possible.1. Using the table saw “mill” the 2″ edges of every piece of wood so that you get a very square edge (as opposed to the rounded edges that come on...2. Cut the pieces of wood according to the cut list in the notes. Keep in mind these measurements produced a finished bench that is 16″ high x 40″...3. Use your pieces to create a box joint. Place a 40″ piece of wood on the ground with a 33.5″ piece in the center. On each end you’ll place a 16...4. Add Liquid Nails to the wood setting it up in your pattern as shown in the final image then adding clamps to hold it together. Remember that yo...5. Once your bench is full assembled keep it clamped and let it dry overnight.6. Undo the clamps and sand with the belt sander to get everything even. Don’t forget to sand with the grain! Sand until it’s completely smooth and...7. Use your stain to paint your DIY bench. Applying stain is relatively easy. You can use a brush paint it on then wipe it off. Seal with Thompso...8. Add furniture feet to keep your bench off of the ground. Drill a hole insert the foot and repeat on all four corners of the bench bottom.
Jun 11 2014 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: Bench Dimensions: 4 ft long x 12 3/4″ wide x 17 3/4″ high. Supplies: 1 – 12 foot 1 x 4 (cut into 3 – 4 foot pieces) 1 – 12 foot 1 x 4 (cut into 2 – 47″ pieces and 3 – 10″ pieces)