Weekend Project This Simple Yet Colourful Kid S Bench Can Be Completed In A Weekend But Will Stand Up To Years Of Use
Weekend project this simple yet colourful kid s bench can be completed in a weekend but will stand up to years of use is post about Magazine bookmarked by joshua with ID 1191194929 was uploaded on 15-01-2019 and has been viewed 422,239 times.
Colourful Kid's Bench Photos by David Bedrosian; Illustration by Len Churchill INFO: DIFFICULTY - 2/5, LENGTH/TIME - 2/5, COST - 2/5 I chose to build the bench from Baltic birch plywood, since it is free of voids and finishes well, but there are many other options.
Standard plywood or solid wood would work fine too.The bench consists of a seat and back, which are held in place by two shaped sides.The seat and back are both edged with maple for added rigidity and to provide a smooth surface.
I finished the bench with bright yellow milk paint followed by a clear topcoat, but it could be stained or even left unfinished.You'll notice a small gap between the seat and the back.This makes the bench easier to clean and I also liked the look slightly better.
It makes the bench a little bit weaker, though I've checked it closely with an *d*lt sitting on the bench and there is very little deflection.If you want to eliminate this gap, and make the bench even stronger, it's easy to do.
Attach a solid wood cleat along the lower, back face of the bench's back, increase the width of the seat by 3/4", and scr*w upwards through...