DIY benches are some of the most rewarding projects, because they work like a magic formula, adding beauty and function to a space, and making it feel so much more welcoming!
These 21 DIY benches offer lots of creative ideas for all building skill levels, and detailed tutorials on how to build many types of benches: from garden benches , benches for bedroom, entryway, etc, to benches with storage.
Lots of beginner friendly DIY bench ideas you can build out of 2x4s, concrete blocks, or even old headboards and dressers from yard sales.
You know those spaces that seems “fine”, there is nothing wrong with them. Yet there is just something missing. It could be any room such as an entry, living room, dinning room or bedroom.
Ready for the magic formula? When in doubt, add a bench.
1 & 2. Beautiful DIY Garden Benches
You may have walked by a designer bench at West Elm or William Sonoma and think to yourself: I could build that for $20! Yes you can. These two beautiful DIY garden benches are perfect examples. ( Source: 1 | 2 )
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3, 4 & 5. Easy DIY Benches with Storage
6 & 7. Upholstered DIY Bench Ideas for Bedroom and Entryway
8, 9 & 10. DIY Re-purposed Benches
11, 12, 13 & 14. Easiest DIY Outdoor Benches
Below is a video tutorial on DIY cinder block bench!
Simply stack and glue some CMU ( concrete masonry unit) using landscape adhesive and add some 4x4s. We have a gorgeous outdoor DIY bench, no special skills required! These concrete block benches offer lots or room for creative expressions: we can dress them up with paints and colorful outdoor fabric cushions. ( Source: 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 )
15 & 16. Farmhouse Wood Benches
17 & 18. Can’t have enough wooden farmhouse DIY benches
19, 20 & 21. DIY Outdoor Benches
Outdoor benches can also be used as indoor benches. The main consideration when building an outdoor bench is drainage. Make sure the material can withstand the elements, and water can drain easily from all the surfaces. ( Source: 19 | 20 | 21 )
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Happy building! See you next week!