7 DIY Easy to Make Wooden Benches

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What's stopping you from making your very own bench? With the tutorials we're about to show you, there really is no excuse. From super simple (hello, cinder blocks!) to salvaged furniture, these seven solutions offer a variety of styles to fit any garden, entryway or porch.

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Explore an Industrial Edge

What Makes It Stand Out: The legs are made of pipe. And the custom feet are made of corks. Simple, masculine, and totally on trend.

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Paint Pallets

What Makes It Stand Out: It's made from an average shipping pallet. But there's nothing average about it. And if you follow this tutorial all the way, how about those colors?

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Go Easy With Cinder Blocks

What Makes It Stand Out: Just about anyone can build this bench. Paint some cinder blocks and have the fellas at the hardware store cut the wood for you. Done.

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Save That Coffee Table

What Makes It Stand Out: It was once a coffee table. (No one will ever know!) Also, the woven rope is an unexpected creative touch.

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Combine a Table with a Bed
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Combine a Table With a Bed

What Makes It Stand Out: This is upcycling at it's finest. Marrying both a coffee table and a headboard. For those who want to show off your crafty side.

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