Corner Bench Plans

Julian 0 FavoriteLoadingAdd to favorites List YOUR FAVORITES GapDice RANDOM PLAN

This step by step diy woodworking project is about corner bench plans. This article features detailed instructions about building a beautiful corner bench that is ideal for any property. The bench has a neat design and it will match the style of your backyard. Add cushions to the corner bench is you want to make it comfy and chic.

Work with good judgement and don’t forget to take a look over the rest of the related plans, as there are many designs and woodworking projects to select from. Work with attention and don’t forget that a good planning will save you from many issues and it will keep the costs withing the total budget. Invest in high quality materials, such as pine, redwood or cedar. Drill pocket holes before inserting the galvanized screws, to prevent the wood from splitting.

 

 

Projects made from these plans

Add-image

 

 

Corner Bench Plans

Building a corner bench

Building a corner bench

 

  • A – 3 pieces of 2×2 lumber – 40 1/4″ long LEGS
  • B – 2 pieces of 1×4 lumber – 33″ long, 1 piece – 48 1/4″ long, 1 piece of 2×4 lumber – 23 1/4″ long SEAT FRAME
  • C – 1 piece of 3/4″ plywood – 26 1/2″x53″ long SEAT
  • D – 4 pieces of2x4 lumber – 33″ long BACKREST SUPPORTS
  • E – 8 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 10 1/2″ long BALUSTERS

 Hammer, Tape measure, Framing square, Level

 Miter saw, Drill machinery, Screwdriver, Sander

 Safety Gloves, Safety Glasses

 One day

 

 

Trim---Facebook-BoxMake sure you follow us on Facebook to be the first that gets our latest plans and for some other exclusive content. Also, follow us on Pinterest to get many ideas for your backyard from all the internet! See how you can Support Us with no extra costs to you. Trim---Facebook-Box-Down

 

 

How to build a corner bench

Assembling the frame of the bench

Assembling the frame of the bench

The first step of the project is to assemble the frame of the corner bench. In order to get a professional result, we recommend you to use 2×2 lumber for the legs and 1×4 lumber for the aprons. Cut both ends of the front apron at 45 degrees. Drill pocket holes at both ends of the aprons and secure them into place using 1 1/4″ screws. Add glue to enhance the bond of the components.

Building the frame of the corner bench

Building the frame of the corner bench

Plumb the legs with a spirit level before inserting the screws and make sure the seat frame is perfectly horizontal.

Fitting the stretcher

Fitting the stretcher

In order to add support to the corners bench, we recommend you to fit a 2×4 middle support. Cut both sides of the tip at 45 degrees. Drill pocket holes at both ends of the support and secure it to the frame using 1 1/4″ screws. Align the edges with great care leave no gaps between the components.

Building the seat

Building the seat

Build the seat of the corner bench using 3/4″ plywood. Mark the cut lines on the plywood sheet and make the notches using a circular saw. Smooth the cut edges with fine-grit sandpaper and remove the residues with a damp cloth.

Attaching the seat

Attaching the seat

Fit the plywood seat to the frame and secure it into place using 1 1/4″ finishing nails and glue. Align the edges with attention and leave no gaps between the components.

Fitting the support rails

Fitting the support rails

Building the backrest for the corner bench is a straight forward process. First of all, you need to secure the supports to the legs, as described in the diagram. Drill pocket holes at both ends of the 2×4 supports and secure them to the legs using 2 1/2″ screws. Make sure the corners are right-angled.

Building the balusters

Building the balusters

Build the backrest balusters out of 2×4 lumber. Mark the cut lines on the slats and get the job done by using a circular saw. Drill pocket holes through the balusters, as described in the diagram.

Fitting the railings

Fitting the railings

Fit the balusters to the backrest supports, making sure they are placed equally-spaced. Use 2 1/2″ screws to lock the balusters to the horizontal supports. Add glue to the joints and leave no gaps between the components.

Corner bench plans

Corner bench plans

One of the last steps of the woodworking project is to take care of the finishing touches. Therefore, fill the pilot holes with wood putty and smooth the surface with 120-grit sandpaper.

Top Tip: If you want to enhance the look of the project and to protect the outdoor corner bench from decay, we recommend you to cover the components with paint or stain.

 

 

This woodworking project was about corner bench plans. If you want to see more outdoor plans, we recommend you to check out the rest of our step by step projects. LIKE us on Facebook and Google + to be the first that gets out latest projects and to hep us keep adding free woodworking plans for you.












Top-Bar
Kids                Garden                Animals                 Planter

Car                Indoor               Furniture               Shed




Your-comment