Build a storage bench seat by constructing and trimming out the seat box and installing the seat lid. The project is estimated to take 18 hours and requires a circular saw, reciprocating saw, miter saw, stud finder, leve... More » Home & Garden Furniture Seating

To build a bench, create the shoulders, add spacer blocks and the legs, drill bore holes, and glue the parts together. You need five pieces of 2-by-4-by-8-feet lumber, a piece of 1-by-4-by-4-feet lumber, and a piece of 4... More » Home & Garden Furniture Seating

Use a building plan to determine which materials and tools you need. Build a picnic table with hinges so the table flips over one bench, bringing the two benches next to each other to form a wide seat, and the bottom of ... More » Home & Garden Furniture
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