We will show you 23 ideas on how to build a garden bench by yourself. You can use old pieces of furniture to build the bench or opt for a modern design with integrated planter boxes.
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DIY Garden bench – modern design ideas
Wooden bench – materials and guide
To be able to build this garden bench by yourself you need a door made of solid wood with panels, table legs made of wood, glue, screws, sandpaper, paint and varnish, two flower boxes / hardwood /. Cut the two wooden panels of the door on both sides and attach the planters as per the instructions on the picture. The planters will serve as supports for the garden bench. All you need to do is to decorate with plants and that’s it!
Build a garden bench by yourself – refresh the old bench
We have collected for you several ideas on how to build a garden bench by yourself – with enough bit of creativity you do not even need to invest in it. You can simply “cut” rustic wooden bench from a tree trunk. If you have old bar stools, you can turn these into a modern cozy seat with new cushions. Decorative wrought iron headboards are perfect for the backrest. Decorative stone pillars in the garden can serve as supports for a garden bench. Let yourself be inspired by these interesting and original ideas!
Renovate an old bench and repaint it
Rustic wooden bench
Other options for a rustic bench
Bench with storage space
Repainting the old bench
A bench in turquoise color
A beautiful bench at the home entrance
Wrought iron bench with cozy decorative pillows
Comfortable seating area in the garden
Simple wooden bench
Comfortable sitting area from wrought iron
Wooden benches – original ideas
Cozy wooden bench