Build a Wooden Bench for Less

Build this solid, durable, inexpensive bench in a couple of hours

Required Tools for this Project

Have the necessary tools for this DIY project lined up before you start—you’ll save time and frustration.

  • Circular saw
  • Drill/driver, cordless
  • Countersink drill bit
  • Speed square

Required Materials for this Project

Avoid last-minute shopping trips by having all your materials ready ahead of time. Here's a list.

  • 2x8s
  • Construction adhesive
  • 2-1/2-in. deck screws
  • Exterior finish