We have included planter bench plans in the past (http://www.woodworkcity.com/wordpress/2011/02/16/free-planter-bench-plans/), but decided to offer a very similar plan.  The reason for this is that the source (learn2grow.com) did such a great job with this plan.  In addition to that, the plan is a bit simpler than the first plan that we posted.  There are numerous photos to help you during each step.

planter bench plans

This is a beautiful bench that is made with very straightforward technique.   If you are building a planter bench, you should view each plan and perhaps use a piece of each to make a bench that is perfect for you.

Click on the image above for a link to the full plans.

Material List

72 x 4 x 57 3⁄8-inch lumber (for inner rails)
22 x 4 x 93 5⁄8-inch lumber (for outer rails)
161 x 4 x 6-inchlumber (spacers*)
22 x 4 x 16 1⁄8-inch lumber (ends)
61 x 6 x 16 1⁄2-inch lumber (baseboards*)
42 x 4 x 15 1⁄2-inch lumber (sleepers)
241 x 6 x 15 1⁄2-inch lumber (sideboards*)
82 x 2 x 17 3⁄4-inch lumber (corner braces)
82 x 2 x 11 3⁄4-inch lumber (bottom braces)
161 x 3 x 15 3⁄4-inch lumber (ledger trims*)
81 x 3 x 11 1⁄2-inch lumber (base trims*)
81 x 3 x 16 1⁄2-inch lumber (45° frame trims*)
21 x 4 x 96-inch lumber (long fascia)
21 x 4 x 19 1⁄2-inch lumber (short fascia)
21⁄2-inch threaded rod with nuts and washers
100No. 8 x 11⁄2-in. galvanized flathead screws
1005d galvanized finishing nails
321⁄8 x 4-inch galvanized deck screws

This Post Has 3 Comments

  1. Karl

    Could I have simple coffe table plan that I can try to make myself please .
    Thank you
    Kind rgds

  2. Stuart hector

    This will be my first thing that I have a tempted in wood I’ve always wanted to have a go at making things so I would like the free plans to get started many thanks stuart

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