For inspiration, I turned to the most iconic of mid-century bench designs, the Platform Bench by George Nelson (1946). It was created from easy-to-find 1x6" cedar decking, making it quite inexpensive to build, and safe for outdoor use. Wanna make one, too? Okay, here we go created at: 10 26 2011.
If you plan of having the slat bench outdoors, finish with Woodoc 30 35 or 50 55 exterior sealer. Preparation: Sand all the pieces smooth before assembly. 1. All the pieces that make up the base are joined using pockethole joints. By using this method, screws are almost invisible or out of sight. Drill pocketholes into the rails,
Create a Stunning Piece of Seating using the Plans to Build a Vintage Wood Slat Bench. This bench is one of those pieces that can be constructed in a day. So simple, right? It would be the perfect accent to a deck, porch, mud room, or even at a dining room table! The plans to build a Vintage Wood Slat
From the 2 x 2 boards, cut 32 pieces 15-3 4 inches long and eight pieces 47 inches long (Slat-Style Outdoor Bench and Planter Project Diagrams). Then cut four 1-11 32-inch-long spacers and set them aside for now. Sand the pieces smooth and wipe them clean.
Ships with legs unattached; simple assembly required. This is the authentic Nelson Bench produced by Herman Miller. Made in U.S.A.. Constructed with solid maple or walnut, this piece showcases the natural variations in wood; slight color differences from slat to slat should be expected. Nelson Platform Bench. View All
Solid wood slats are spaced to let air and light through, sealed with a clear-coat finish, and finger-jointed for superior strength, all of which make the bench ideal He studied architecture in Rome and became an editor of Architectural Forum while continuing to design furniture, based on the modern European designs with
Slatted Bench Designs. A popular style of outdoor bench, the Slatted Bench, had made a resurgence in recent years. These benches are typically used in parks, schools, and other outdoor settings. Often they are used at ball fields, swimming pools, or locker rooms. The slats do a great job of keeping the air moving, for a