Feature Project Often One Of The Most Desired Pieces Of Outdoor Furniture Is A Garden Bench Many Of Us Have Just The Ideal Spot For This Project Be It On The Front Porch So We Can Watch The World Rush By On The Back Yard Deck Or Even Tucked Away In A Secluded Spot As Part Of The Garden Setting
Feature project often one of the most desired pieces of outdoor furniture is a garden bench many of us have just the ideal spot for this project be it on the front porch so we can watch the world rush by on the back yard deck or even tucked away in a secluded spot as part of the garden setting is article about Magazine bookmarked by rene with ID 11793636893 was uploaded on 07-02-2019 and has been viewed 54,515 times.
Classic Garden Bench During my research for the ideal bench, I looked at some of the commercial offerings at my local furniture store.Many were light duty models made out of pine or cedar.Others were high-end commercial models, made from teak and mahogany and would certainly put my budget in a tailspin.
How do we get the quality of those high-end commercial models without considering a second mortgage on our homes? Well, as a woodworker we have the option to build the project ourselves with substantial savings and, most likely, at a higher quality.
First, decide on the basic design and then choose the construction material.After looking at many styles I decided to design and build a garden bench that is considered more North American in design.The English style seemed to have thin legs, curved arms, and delicate lines.
The American style tended to be heavier in appearance with thick legs and flat wide arms.It makes a very strong visual statement.This garden bench is truly a North American classic with heavy 3' square legs and thick, 1 1/2' arms.
Stringers and seat slats also continue the theme as they are constructed out of 1 1/2' thick material.There are many woods...