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Garden Arbor Bench Plans

Add a focal point to your garden with this easy to build arbor bench. The arbor features a trellis on both sides so you can adorn it with your favorite flowering vine.

This tutorial will show you how to build a garden arbor bench. Plans include a free PDF download, step-by-step illustrated instructions, shopping list, and cutting list.

Garden Arbor Bench Plans – Material List

Shopping List

Shopping List

4 – 6×6 – 10′

6 – 2×6 – 8′

2 – 2×4 – 10′

7 – 2×2 – 8″

3″ deck screws

Cutting List

Cutting List

4 – 6×6 – 10′

2 – 2×6 – 7′ 11″

5 – 2×2 – 3′ 11″

2 – 2×4 – 4′ 11″

5 – 2×4 – 2′

7 – 2×6 – 4′

2 – 2×2 – 6′

7 – 2×2 – 1′ 9″

2 – 2×2 – 9 3/4″

4 – 2×2 – 10 1/2″

Garden Arbor Bench Plans – Overview

 

Garden Arbor Bench Plans – Building Details

step 1 garden arbor bench plans

Begin with four 6×6 post 10′ long.

Post are buried in a 2′ hole with concrete.

You can assemble the arbor / bench then put it in holes with concrete, or you can bury the post in concrete as shown above and then start building.

step 2 garden arbor bench plans

Notch the top of the 6×6 post as shown on illustration above.

step 3 garden arbor bench plans

garden arbor bench plans grid pattern

1 square = 1″

Cut two 2×6’s to 7′ 11″ long.

Cut both ends of the 2×6’s as shown on illustration above.

Install as shown using 3″ deck screws.

step 4 garden arbor bench plans

Cut five 2×2’s to 3′ 11″.

Install using 3″ deck screws.

step 5 garden arbor bench plans

Cut two 2×4’s to 4′ 11″ long.

Notch the 6×6 post as shown on illustration above and install the 2×4’s using 3″ deck screws.

Picture shows 6×6 post buried 2′ in ground. Measure 1′ 6″ from the ground if you have buried the poles 2′ deep.

step 6 garden arbor bench plans

Cut five 2×4’s to 2′ long and assemble as shown on illustration above using 3″ deck screws.

step 7 garden arbor bench plans

Cut seven 2×6’s to 4′ long for the seat and back rest.

Install the 2×6 boards as shown on illustration above with 3″ deck screws.

garden arbor bench plans side trellis

 

Use 2×2’s to make the trellis for the sides.

Cut two 2×2’s to 6′ long.

Cut seven 2×2 – to 1′ 9″ long.

Cut two 2×2’s to 9 3/4″ long.

Cut four 2×2’s to 10 1/2″ long.

Assemble the trellis as shown on illustration above using 3″ deck screws.

step 8 garden arbor bench plans

Install the trellis to the sides using 3″ deck screws.

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