Simple Potting Bench

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About This Project

spruce, pine

This is a very simple weekend project, it took longer to put the finish on than to build it. It is made out of spruce and pine shelves. The finish is done with homemade vinegar steel wool stain for the shelves and paint for the legs. We distressed the legs by sanding and wiping stain in some areas. Finished with 3 coats of exterior poly.

Required Skill Level: 
Estimated Time Investment: 
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Finish Used: 
homeade stain , paint , varathane diamond outdoor finish
Estimated Cost: 


I love the potting bench that you want to build from the Southern Living magazine.
How can I get my hands on those plans?