How to Build a Bench - Garden Bench, Storage Bench Plans

Benches are simple and inexpensive ways to add seating and storage for your entryway, bedroom or garden. Use beautiful hardwoods to create a stylish accent inside the home, or adapt the free bench plans for outdoor use on your patio or deck. Cedar, redwood or teak makes long lasting, durable and attractive additional seating for your outdoor entertaining.




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Storage Bench Plans

Storage Bench Plans

Build a storage bench with multiple purposes.

   
Colonial Bench Plans

Colonial Bench Plans
A great addition to an area of the house.

   
Paneled Storage Bench

Paneled Storage Bench

Diagrams and instructions to build a paneled storage bench.

   
Storage Bench

Storage Bench

Build a storage bench to suit your home decor.

   
Build a Storage Bench

Build a Storage Bench

This is a deck bench that can serve 2 purposes - sitting and storage.

 


Mission Style Hall Bench

Mission Style Hall Bench

Simple directions with diagrams to build an oak hall bench.

Heritage Hall Bench

Heritage Hall Bench

This piece will look great in any hall.

Country Bench Plans

Country Bench Plans

Make this new piece of furniture that has an antique look.

Hall Bench

Hall Bench

Build a hall bench with a drop-in padded seat.

 


Garden Benches

Garden Benches

Build a place to sit in your backyard.

   
Garden Bench Plans

Garden Bench Plans

A small one-seater bench for the garden.

   
Sturdy Outdoor Bench

Sturdy Outdoor Bench

Build this strong and sturdy outdoor bench out of 2 x 4’s using this step by step plan.

   
A Simple Garden Bench

A Simple Garden Bench

Build a long garden bench with recycled materials.

   
Build a Stylish Medocino Bench

Build a Stylish Medocino Bench

A freestanding bench with clean, horizontal lines.

 


Mission Style Piano Bench

Mission Style Piano Bench

Directions and diagrams to build a mission style piano bench.

   
Time Out Bench

Time Out Bench

A time out bench for your naughty children.

   
Bed End Bench

Bed End Bench

This bench will work at the end of a bed or in a hallway.

   
Bench

Bench

This simple bench will comfortably fit 3 adults.

   
Heart Bench

Heart Bench

This wooden heart bench would look great in an entryway.

 

Buy Outdoor Bench Plans Now

Free plans are nice, but if you want to buy a bench plan instead, check out the variety listed below.  Individual bench plans are available as well as books.

Outdoor Bench Plans