Stools for the Bar Table for the Simple Outdoor Collection
These simple modern outdoor bar stools look great on your patio or even indoors. Simple and inexpensive to build, flat legs add updated style.
12′ of 1x2s
18′ of 1x3s
1 1/4″ Screws
Sand and finish your board before assembling (unless you can use a spray finish). Work on a clean level surface and predrill and countersink your screw holes. Keep outside edges flush and use glue. Check for square after each step. Be safe, have fun.
2 – 1×2 @ 13″ (Seat side aprons)
2 – 1×2 @ 12 3/4” (Seat end aprons)
2 – 1×2 @ 11 1/2″ (Seat supports)
2 – 1×3 @ 14 1/2″ (Breadboard Ends)
5 – 1×3 @ 10 3/4″ (Seat Slats)
4 – 1×3 @ 29 1/4″ (Legs)
2 – 1×2 @ 13″ (Bottom Supports)
2 – 1×2 @ 12 3/4″ (Bottom Supports)
Build your seat frame with glue and 2″ screws as shown above. Make sure the support is square at this step.
Attach the breadboard ends with the 1 1/4″ screws and glue. You can place a seat slat in between to help you line up your breadboard ends.
Screw your seat slats to the supports as shown above. Use glue and 1 1/4″ screws.
Attach the legs with 1 1/4″ screws and glue to the seat aprons as shown above.
Attach the shorter bottom supports as shown above to the insides of the legs. Use 1 1/4″ screws and glue.
Attach the longer bottom supports to both the shorter supports and the legs using 1 1/4″ screws and glue.
Your stool should have at least a base finish layer. You can touch up screw holes with paintable silicone or wood filler, lightly sand even, and add a touch up coat of paint.