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To make a simple potting bench, recycle a picnic set by stacking the benches on top of the table, and add old fence boards on the side for support. Add hooks and paint if desired. Alternatively, convert an old sewing tab... More »

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To build a simple backless bench, cut the parts, adjust them to fit, build the side assemblies, assemble the body, plug the screw holes, and stain the bench. Apply a coat of clear polyurethane, and attach furniture glide... More »

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Simple plans for building a patio bench include the wooden garden bench from Popular Mechinics and the trail-side bench from HandymanWire. These two benches use dimensional lumber from a home improvement store, simple ha... More »

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To make a foldable picnic table bench, build the table top; build the legs and lateral support board; paint the top, legs and lateral support board; and join the top and the legs. Be sure to sand and prime the bench befo... More »

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Some tips for wood router table construction include using lumber to make the frame and plywood for the top of the table, ensuring that the top of the table is smooth, using several wood layers to create the top, and ins... More »

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Start seeds indoors by planting them in small containers of moistened soil-free potting mix, watering and then covering the containers loosely with plastic to trap heat and moisture. Keep the containers in a warm, draft-... More »

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To grow vegetables in containers, fill pots with a sterile potting mix, add slow-release fertilizer and plant vegetable seedlings in the soil. Place the pots in a sunny location, and water them regularly. More »

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