How to build a garden bench by yourself – 23 ideas for the garden

Written by Kremena Ruseva

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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.

DIY Garden bench – modern design ideas

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Wooden bench – materials and guide

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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

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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

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Rustic wooden bench

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Other options for a rustic bench

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Bench with storage space

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Repainting the old bench

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A bench in turquoise color

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A beautiful bench at the home entrance

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Simple wooden bench

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Stone bench

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Metal bench

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Wooden benches – original ideas

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