Beefed Up - Outdoor Storage Bench

I love this project!!! I made a few changes so it would be sturdier for storing more weight than chair cushions. I use one of them for storing my chemicals by the pool and another for all the kids toys and balls. I used 2x4s for the frame, put togeher with my Kreg Jig. This gave it 2x4 legs instead of 1x4, and the weight of the bench and contents are held by the frame not the 1x4s. I used 1x8 for the bottom of one and some scrap plywood siding for the bottom of the other (drilled holes so it would drain). Love these, and will prabably be building a few more for the front porch!!!

Estimated Cost
around $100 for 2 with cushions (I had some scraps for some of it)
Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Type of Wood
mixed
Finish Used
paint, oops paint kindof a terra cotta color, found cushions that matched at walmart for $20
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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