How to Build a Bench

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This step by step diy woodworking project is about how to build a bench. If you want to learn more about building a simple bench, we recommend you to pay attention to the instructions described in the article. There are many other designs and plans to choose from when building projects for your backyard, so make sure you take a close look over the related plans that are featured on our site.

There are many plans and designs to choose from, so make sure you take a close look over the rest of the bench plans featured on our website. Plan everything with attention and adjust the size and the shape of the bench to suit your needs. Plumb the legs and make sure the corners are right-angled before inserting the galvanized screws into place. Drill pilot or pocket holes to prevent the wood from splitting.

 

 

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How to Build a Bench

Building a bench

Building a bench

 

  • A – 1 pieces of 2×10 lumber – 26″ long LEGS
  • B – 2 pieces of 2×4 lumber – 37″ long SUPPORTS
  • C – 1 pieces of 2×12 lumber – 37″ long SEAT          

 Hammer, Tape measure, Framing square, Level

 Miter saw, Drill machinery, Screwdriver, Sander

 Post hole digger, Concrete mixer

 Safety Gloves, Safety Glasses

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Building a bench

Building the side legs

Building the side legs

The first step of the woodworking project is to build the sides of the garden bench. Cut the components at the right size and smooth the edges in order to get a professional result.

Top Tip: Cut the top of the wooden legs in a professional manner, in order to get the job done in a professional manner. Cut out a rombic hole in the legs in order enhance the look of the wooden bench.

Building the seat supports

Building the seat supports

Cut the supports out of 2×4 lumber and drill pocket holes at both ends, before locking them into place by using 2 1/2″ screws. Add waterproof glue to the joints and make sure the corners are square. Check if the side components are plumb before inserting the screws.

Fitting the supports

Fitting the supports

Make sure you take accurate measurements before locking the components into place, as described in the diagram. Leave no gaps between the components and add glue to create a rigid structure. Drill pocket holes through the top of the supports using a nice jig.

Fitting the seat

Fitting the seat

Cut the seat of the bench out of 2×12 lumber, as described in the diagram. Make the corners decorative and smooth the edges by using a nice sandpaper. Center the seat into place and insert 2 1/2″ galvanized screws in order to create rigid joints.

How to build a bench

How to build a bench

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 woodworking project and to protect the table from decay, we recommend you to cover the components with paint or stain. Place the bench in a proper location and move it whenever necessary.

 

 

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