25 Outdoor Bench Projects Defining The Concept of Extraordinary!

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Spending a day on the porch with your favorite book in hand, or relaxing amidst the beautiful flowers in the garden call for a nice outdoor bench that makes everything so much more comfortable. And of course, a good piece of outdoor furniture brings out style and grace to the porch, the yard or the entrance of your home. Even more amazing is the fact that you can build a DIY outdoor seating right from the very scratch or repurposing old furniture items. Here are 25 Outdoor Bench Projects Defining The Concept of Extraordinary!

Outdoor Bench Projects

1. Double X Bench

Double X Bench

The distressed paint is creative sanding done on the bench coated in white. The double X bottomed seat was first stained in dark brown to yield the roughened up look.

DIY Details : theidearoom

2. Modern DIY Outdoor Bench

Modern DIY Outdoor Bench

Crafted from pine 2X4s,  this bench steals the show with the unique shape it flaunts. To make it appropriate for the yard, coat it with a good quality outdoor stain.

DIY Details : diycandy

3. DIY Cinder Block Bench

DIY Cinder Block Bench

No more than 30 minutes does it take to assemble this super innovative bench. Place a few cinder blocks together, slipping in pieces of lumber in the empty blocks.

DIY Details : beesandroses

4. Large Porch Bench

Large Porch Bench

The simple construction of this large bench will blend into the decor of any porch with perfection. The beautiful white-hued seat can accommodate a family of 4 with total comfort.

DIY Details : iamahomemaker

5. Modern Park Bench

Modern Park Bench

Removing the legs of a garden swing and replacing them with longer ones, you transform it into a lovely park bench. Adorn with a bright paint and add bottom stretcher for support.

DIY Details : ana-white

6. Succulent Bench

Succulent Bench


Double hole cinder blocks go for the armrests and single hole blocks for the legs, while a long pine board forms the seat. Succulents planted in the blocks add a touch of nature.

DIY Details : akailochiclife

7. Cedar Plank Planter Bench

Cedar Plank Planter Bench

A sheer out-of-the-box concept, a cedar plank bench doubling up the legs on each side as beautiful planters. Place against a wall to add a back and throw in a few cozy pillows.

DIY Details : brittanystager

8. Colorful Slat Bench

Colorful Slat Bench

Featuring a brown frame and legs, this bench is what you need to pull the rainbow down to your space – all thanks to different colored slats on the top.

DIY Details : aristocrafty

9. L-Shaped Banquette

L-Shaped Banquette

An L-shaped piece of outdoor seating clubbed with great functionality. The plywood structure comes with a liftable seat that has got a great deal of storage space underneath.

DIY Details : ramblingrenovators

10. DIY Outdoor Sectional

DIY Outdoor Sectional

We bet you would be surprised to learn that the complete construction for this sectional comes under $15 using 2 old pallets arranged in L shape, further attached to wooden legs.

DIY Details : accessorizeandorganize

11. Simple DIY Outdoor Bench

Simple DIY Outdoor Bench

General Finishes Milk Paint in Lamp Black works wonders to get that vintage flair to this DIY bench made by screwing a few wooden boards and beams together.

DIY Details : artsychicksrule

12. Bench Out of 2 Old Chairs

Bench Out of 2 Old Chairs

Upcycle old chairs lying around the house into this fantastic bench. The legs and armrests are actually repurposed chairs combined with store-bought lumber for the seating.

DIY Details : myrepurposedlife

13. Farmhouse Bench with Storage

  Farmhouse Bench with Storage


The chief element here is the divisions beneath the seat of the bench, each having enough space to accommodate a wooden crate. Adorn the top with a few cushions for finishing touches.

DIY Details :lifestorage

14. DIY Twin Headboard Bench

DIY Twin Headboard Bench

An old twin headboard has been disguised as the back of this gorgeous bench. The frame is made out of poplar, while pine goes for the seat. A storage shelf at the bottom spruces things up.

DIY Details : h2obungalow

15. Bench Using Old Headboard

Bench Using Old Headboard

Prefer a broader seating to make space for adding a few cushions when putting together a bench with an old headboard. Valspar paint in Pantone Emerald makes it oh so pleasing.

DIY Details : designsbystudioc

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