This simple woodworking plan is an ottoman for our modern outdoor sectional collection, and can also be used as a coffee table or accent table. You'll just need a drill and a saw to build. Step by step plans with diagrams, cut list and materials.
1 - 2x2 @ 50"
3 - 2x4 @ 8 feet long (recommend cedar or outdoor appropriate)
60 - 2-1/2" long exterior self tapping wood screws (deck screws or similar)
2 - 2x4 @ 22" - seat frame
2 - 2x4 @ 19" - seat frame
4 - 2x4 @ 13-1/2" - legs
6 - 2x4 @ 22" - tabletop boards
2 - 2x2 @ 25" - end trim
Build the seat frame by attaching the seat boards together with 2-1/2" self tapping wood screws, two per joint.
Attach legs with 2-1/2" self tapping wood screws, two per joint,from the inside of the seat frame into the back side of the legs (it's good to screw at a slight angle - this will help prevent any wobbles
Layout tabletop slat boards, evenly spacing. Screw down.
TIP: You can measure and mark out the screw holes for a neater final finish.
Attach 2x2 trim to the ends of the tabletop slats and also to the tops of the legs.