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The key ingredient in this beautiful simple project is the x base that is required in number of three for each bench you create.The main body of the x is very simple to create and uses cuts straight at 45 degrees.

Requirements:

FOR 63″ LONG BENCH
3 – 2×6 @ 6 feet long
1 – 2×4 @ 3 feet long
3 – 2×2 @ 8 feet long
2 – 1×2 @ 8 feet long
1 – 1×3 @ 8 feet long

FOR 96″LONG BENCH
3 – 2×6 @ 8 feet long
1 – 2×4 @ 3 feet long
3 – 2×2 @ 8 feet long
2 – 1×2 @ 8 feet long
1 – 1×3 @ 8 feet long

You will require the following tools:
measuring tape
square
pencil
safety glasses
hearing protection
Kreg Jig
Drill
Miter Saw
Random Orbital Sander
Countersink Drill Bit

You could also use Gorilla Wood Glue instead of Elmer’s wood glue.

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So lets start with some plans and schemes

1. Everything is quite simple and logical, start with the legs first and work from the inside outward. As soon you finish the first you will realize that the next two will be equally easy or even easier.

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2.Use some glue and 1 1/4″ PH screws to connect the stretchers next.

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3. Simple wooden seat boards as shown in the diagram will now follow.

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4. Bottom decorative supports will be added next to strengthen the entiethe aesthetic values even further. To strengthreten the piece even further you can run some braces from the center of each leg; a move worth considering for longer benches.

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And voila! The extraordinary graphic bench is ready to receive the finish that you dream about. You can paint it a Scandinavian white or just use an outdoor semi-transparent stain to make everything more rustic and special.

We dare to affirm that with a budget of almost 25 dollars for the lumber used for each bench this is an extraordinary useful and rewardful project but we can`t decide until we hear your opinion !

Please do not hesitate to leave your valuable feedback in the comment section below.

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Codreanu Andreea