15 Awesome Plans for DIY Patio Furniture
Upgrade your patio with DIY furniture. It may seem daunting to try to build your own furniture but we’ll show you the way with plans for each piece.
Cedar Potting Bench
Build a Wooden Bench for Less
Have you ever wondered if you can stain pressure-treated wood? The answer is, yes. Here’s how!
Arbor and Benches
Add Seating with a DIY Wooden Bench
Gather Round a Fire Table
The top is made from plywood, with mosaic tiles added for a Mediterranean feel. Adding the tiles is simple when you follow our expert tiling tips. The legs are hand-bent metal. Full instructions are given, but you’ll need to make a gig to ensure accurate shaping.
This is a straightforward DIY outdoor furniture project but it will take you several days. And the instructions tell you exactly what to complete each day. It will cost between $100 and $500.
Polished Concrete Table Top
The longest part of forming a concrete top is building the form. But once you’ve mastered that skill the rest moves along easily. Working on a smaller scale—such as the coffee table shown here—allows you to put custom detailing into the DIY table while also providing your guests with a beautiful conversation piece on which to rest their drinks.
Faux Marble Table
Pedestal Picnic Table
Elegant Outdoor Table
This bench can be completed in a weekend, and costs between $100 and $500 to build, depending on your choice of wood.
Simple Folding Chair
It costs $20 to $100 to make, depending on the wood you choose. The chair shown is made from cedar, but you could also use Cypress fir or pressure-treated wood.
You can build a chair like this in a day, easily.
The base is made from plywood and No. 2 cedar, with the top made from knot-free cedar or pressure-treated deck boards. And the cost varies depending on your materials. Follow the complete plans to learn how to build a table base like the one shown here.