rustic bench

Submitted by jimmyball on Sun, 07/31/2011 - 07:43

I made a few small changes to the plans. used 3x3's for the legs, and 1x3 slats for the top (instead of solid 1x12). used 1x3 for the aprons and the base and made them 2 inches shorter to account for the 3x3 legs. I used pocket hole screws for everything.

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
about 45 dollars. the oak was expensive (especially the 3x3's).
Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Type of Wood
oak
Finish Used
dark walnut
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner