How to Build a Free Bench

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Futons have gone the way of the water bed so they are easy to find on the side of the road or in thrift stores...

How to Build a Free Bench
The trick is to know what to do with it when you find one.

How to Build a Free Bench

When I picked this one up from the side-of-the-road I was sure the wood was good for something but little did I know that creating a bench from it was going to be so easy!

How to Build a Free Bench

There was very little cutting involved so not having major power tool experience at the time wasn't a problem.

Complete directions for this bench and the staining technique can be found {HERE}

Funny thing is I'd build it the same way today even though I have 5 years experience using power tools since then. 

How to Build a Free Bench

A similar bench with complete directions and supply list was made to go with my farmhouse table {HERE}.

How to Build a Free Bench

The best part about both of these easy DIY bench projects is that they were FREE to build. 

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