building a backrest for a wooden bench

Thank you Jay for posting this, I came across it accidentally. My wife was wanting a nice wooden bench and I was searching for one to buy and your video came up in the results. I watched it and you make it very easy to understand so I started researching costs for saws and jigs and the rest is history..

Construction is made of high quality pine wood. English carved wooden settle/ bench with lift seat; single piece scalloped arms, wainscot back with carved border, forged nail heads; 36"H. x 48"W. x 16"D. Good GREAT IDEA DIY - A scrap of lumber supported by a locust branch works perfectly as a backdoor bench.

Step by step instructions, free patio chair plans, and a 15 minute video walking you through the entire process of building a double chair banch. to help square up the backrest supports. Then attach the bottom slat. Finally, attach the remaining boards and space evenly. woodenslats-for-patio-furniture · drilling-wood-slats 

This charming and comfortable place to sit might just become your favorite outdoor spot. When reader Sarah Schramm asked us for directions to make a tree bench, we couldn't turn her down. Sunday: Attach the seat boards to the leg assemblies, install the bench around the tree, and add the backrest and apron.

I wanted to make a nice outdoor bench using as much reclaimed wood as possible. Ideally it The basic frame of the bench is a simple rectangle made from 2x4's. I believe my When adding the pieces to either end be sure to cut a notch so that they will fit between the legs and the frame of the backrest.

This free plan from Jays Custom Creations explains everything you need to build not only an outdoor bench but also a small side table. Though you can definitely adjust these measurements, the frame of the seating portion of the bench is 60" long and 18" deep, and the backrest is around 23" tall.

Since we were building on grass, I had to put a piece of wood under each section I was working on to make it somewhat even. Firepit Bench (click for .. I see that you recommend 5 or 6 inch lag bolts so I am assuming that you are bolting from under unless of cours you are using 1×6 for the backrest frame?? Thanks Nick.

If you decide to paint or stain the bench, you will want to counter-sink the screws enough that you can cover over the heads with wood filler. Add braces at each corner for extra support and to hold up the top frame. Cut scrap pieces of 3/4" plywood at two 45-degree angles to create a triangle. Make sure it fits snuggly into the