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Simple DIY 2×4 Bench – Free Plans

Simple DIY 2×4 bench – Plans include a free PDF download, shopping list, cutting list, drawings, and step-by-step instructions.

Simple DIY 2×4 Bench – Free Plans – Overview

Simple DIY 2×4 Bench – Free Plans – Material List

Shopping List

Shopping List

  • 7 – 2×4 – 8′
  • 2 1/2″ deck screws

Cutting List

Cutting List

  • A – 4 – 2×4 –  1′ 5″  (15-degree angle cuts on both ends in the same directions)
  • B – 2 – 2×4 – 1′ 8 3/16″ (15-degree angle cuts on both ends in the opposite directions)
  • C – 2 – 2×4 – 1′ 11 7/8″ ( 15-degree angle cuts on both ends in the opposite directions)
  • D – 4 – 2×4 – 4′
  • E – 2 – 2×4 – 2′ 2 5/8″ (15-degree angle cut on one end)
  • F – 3 – 2×4 – 4′
  • G – 1 -2×4 – 3′ 4″

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, exploded view, material list.

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans - legs - material list A

Cut four 2×4’s to 1′ 5″ long, cut 15-degree angle cuts on both ends in the same directions.

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, leg brace - B

Cut two 2×4’s to 1′ 8 3/16″ long, cut 15-degree angle cuts on both ends in the opposite directions.

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, leg brace - C

Cut two 2×4’s to 1′ 11 7/8″ long, cut 15-degree angle cuts on both ends in the opposite directions.

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, seat slats - D

Cut four 2×4’s to 4′ long.

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, back support - E

Cut two 2×4’s to 2′ 2 5/8″ long, cut a 15-degree angle cut to one end.

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, back slats - F

Cut three 2×4’s to 4′ long.

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, brace - G

Cut one 2×4 to 3′ 4″ long.

Step 1

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, step 1

Pre-drill and screw 2 1/2″ deck screws through (A) and into (B) and (C).

Step 2

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, step 2

Pre-drill and screw 2 1/2″ deck screws through (D) and into (B) as shown on illustration above.

Step 3

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, step 3

Pre-drill and screw 2 1/2″ deck screws through (F) (G) and into (E) as shown on illustration above.

Step 4

Simple DIY 2x4 bench - free plans, at Construct101

Pre-drill and screw 2 1/2″ deck screws through the back rest assembly and into the bench.

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3 comments

  1. I built the Picnic table from the plans,
    Looking forward to building this bench also.

  2. Mikale Inderlied

    Love the 2×4 plans, great outdoor door furniture (art!) in windy Oklahoma! Thanks for sharing!

  3. I like the way the instructions tells you exactly how to cut an put these diy’s projects together looking forward to building the bench an the garden stool keep’em coming

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