Does anyone need seating in their back yard? Here are some great plans from Tru Tales Designs and Drafts. I can picture these around a fire pit, having a backyard party with friends and throwing marshmallows in each others faces… fun!
These are the benches I made for the play area in our yard for the Grandchildren. I made 4 of them, 2 for each of the corners by the driveway, rather than have a fence. I was going for a look that would be cohesive with my landscape and not look totally playground. These break down for winter storage, because they had to be out of the way for snow removal.
Here’s how I did them.
Make 2 for each corner you want them in.
2X6X8 Pressure Treated Boards (2 for each bench)
1X4X8 Pressure Treated Boards (3 for each bench)
2 1/2″ Coated Deck Screws (I used 3 in each
area of the 2X6s, total of 30)
1 5/8″ Coated Deck Screws (I used 2 in each area
of the 1X4s, 10 for each board, total of 60)
Chimney Blocks (2 for each bench)
Exterior Latex Paint
Deck Stain and Sealer
Power Miter Saw or Table Saw
Corner clamps or Band Clamp
Paint Brush or Roller
STEP BY STEP:
Some pics of the final product
That is like your grandkids personal park! How Fun!
For anyone that is planning on making these be sure to jump over to thier blog to get the a pdf file.
Thanks for the party link this is a great simple idea!
Cassity Kmetzsch started Remodelaholic after graduating from Utah State University with a degree in Interior Design. Remodelaholic is the place to share her love for knocking out walls, and building everything back up again to not only add function but beauty to her home. Together with her husband Justin, they have remodeled 6 homes and are working on a seventh. She is a mother of four amazing girls. Making a house a home is her favorite hobby.
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