This step by step woodworking project is about outdoor furniture plans. Building outdoor furniture for your garden is easy, if the right plans and materials are used, but you also need to select professional plans. From our own experience in the field, we recommend you to invest in quality materials, that are both durable and have a beautiful natural finish. Plan everything from the very beginning and work with attention.
There are many woodworking projects you could choose from when deciding to build outdoor furniture. As we will point out in this article, there are many things that you should take into account. Browse trough the list of project and choose the bench, chair or table that fits your needs and budget. In addition, on MyOutdoorPlans.com we also have plans for bars, lemonade stands or even wishing wells.
Outdoor Furniture Plans
If you are a beginner when it comes to woodworking projects, you should consider these plans. As you can notice in the image, a simple bench with a very basic design could be a great addition to any garden, while it doesn’t require complex woodworking skills.
See a tutorial about building this bench HERE. Invest in quality materials, such as redwood, pine or cedar, to create something durable.
If the previous design doesn’t fit your need or tastes, you could try something more complex and with a classic look in the same time. As you can see in the plans, this bench has a back support and a sturdy frame.
This bench has a basic designs so it really doesn’t require a significant investment nor complex carpentry skills. See the detailed project and diagrams HERE.
A variation of the previous design can be seen in the image. This outdoor seat is sturdy and features a nice appearance.
Remember that you could adjust the size of the bench to your needs. Click here for step by step instructions.
The next design that you can choose is about a nice park bench made out of wooden slats. As you can easily notice, you just need to cut the components at the right size and lock them together with galvanized screws and waterproof glue.
The back support and the beautiful armrests make this bench unique. If you want to create something unique with your own hands, you should take a look HERE.
A planter bench is one of those projects that require attention and basic woodworking projects, but the end result will be spectacular. You can add a planter on one side of the bench, or you can attach the planters on both sides.
Irrespective of you choice, the planter bench will impress your friends and will complement the style of you house and garden. See the step by step tutorial HERE.
On the other hand, if you just want to build a beautiful seat without a back support, you should take into account this design. As you can easily notice in the image, the bench features a sturdy frame and a wide seat.
The braces and the supports create a rigid structure, so you can enjoy using the bench for many years in a row. Click here to see the diagrams as all a list with all the materials needed for the project.
A storage bench is a wonderful addition to any garden, especially if you like to keep your backyard nice and tidy. In addition, if you use proper plans and quality materials, you can use the construction as a bench.
Top Tip: You can store almost anything in the bench, starting with toys up to boots or garden tools. Step by step instructions and diagrams HERE.
We also have many free plans for building outdoor tables, so we recommend you to take a look over them. A small wooden table is a must have for any dinning area in your garden, especially if you have a barbeque or a pizza oven.
Build the frame of the table out of 4×4 lumber and create a really simple countertop. Align the components and use the best quality materials you could afford. See the complete guide HERE.
Last but not least, you could build a basic picnic table with benches. As you can easily see in the image, the project features benches with X-shaped legs. Any person with basic skills can build this rustic table with benches, in order to keep the costs under control.
Choose colors that match the design of the rest of your property, as to enhance the look of the picnic table. See detailed plans and instructions HERE.
This woodworking project was about outdoor furniture plans. If you want to see more outdoor plans, we recommend you to check out the rest of our step by step projects.