DIY outdoor bench

Best 46 DIY outdoor bench ideas and plans

Every stay of yours at outdoor will demand some super comfortable garden bench seats that are often provided in the form of an outdoor bench, the most loved outdoor items of furniture that also come in a variety of style! Overcome your sitting area issues with these DIY outdoor bench plans & ideas that will first win your heart with their elegant and superior designs, and next they will amaze you with the price tags that are next to nothing! This is due to the reason that all these outdoor benches are homemade ones and you can also try making them at home to organize your outdoor spaces!

This will involve finishing the outdoor benches with custom paint colors, wood stains, and sealants. Try out these DIY outdoor bench plans to be an expert in making benches for outdoor and indoor spaces and click on the attached reference links to grab full free outdoor bench plans and instructions!

DIY Hexagon Cedar Bench:

Make your lawn trees a bit more beautiful and enchanting by installing the seats all around, and this will also add a great curb appeal!!

Look at the precious cedar bench that comes around the tree adding a lot of sitting space to outdoor and is made of reclaimed cedar wood slats.

Don’t forget to give a nice wood finish. Full instructions here addicted2diy

DIY Sturdy Garden Bench:

DIY Upcycled Chair Bench for Backyard:

DIY Upcycled Chair Bench for Backyard

Style up also your backyard by adding a double chair bench that will be a nothing in constructions and also in cost price.

Just grab two old chairs and give them a combined slatted berth using reclaimed wood slats and gain a precious double chair bench, will rock for a couple sitting.

Full instructions here makingman

Make West Elm Bench Knock-off:

Make West Elm Bench Knock off

Big fan of the West Elm furniture that is highly expensive to buy?

Then do make the West Elm furniture knock offs to satisfy your taste and you can take a genius start by making this West Elm bench knock-off that will cost you under $15.

Make this bench using heat-treated lumber and paint for a black and white appeal!

Full instructions here homemadebycarmona

Modern Diy Outdoor Bench – Inspired Williams Sonoma:

Modern Diy Outdoor Bench Inspired Williams Sonoma

Bring also the modern vibes to your outdoor spaces by installing gorgeous modern benches to your outdoors that you can make yourself.

Duplicate this Williams Sonoma inspired beefy wooden outdoor bench that comes in solid block style dimensions and can be made with robust lumber or pine slats!

How-to tutorial here diycandy

DIY Wood Bench with Hairpin:

DIY Wood Bench with Hairpin


In DIY furniture building, making benches is comparatively much easy.

Build also this solid outdoor bench that comes with metal hairpin legs and is sure to be loved by all! For making bench seat, fill up a plywood box solid using recycled wood slats and then finish it up with metal legs of choice.

Details here biggerthanthe

How to Make Tufted Bench:

How to Make Tufted Bench

If you know a little about upholstering then this tufted bench project is for you, just build a lower bench frame using turned legs and plywood and then finish by adding the upholstered bench berth that you can make using thick foam and cotton fabric.

Full free plans and instructions here shadesofblue

Easy DIY Red Chair Bench:

Easy DIY Red Chair Bench

Having some old dining chairs without the armrests? Then don’t destine them to home trash store, build a super wooden outdoor bench out of them that will rock for patio, garden, and outdoor sitting purposes.

Combine three chairs by installing a long slatted berth and gain a lovely 3 seater bench as you can see! Instructions here myrepurposed

Build a Cedar Outdoor Bench for Entryway:

Build a Cedar Bench for Entryway

Lacking some stylish wooden benches to rock your entryway? Then head over to this cedar bench that is solid and easy to make.

It gains uniqueness and beauty from the solid box style legs that you can also use as planter boxes.

This bench will also be an ideal choice if you need to give a solid wooden touch to your entryway. Full instructions here brittanystager

How to Build Outdoor Bench:

How to Build Outdoor Bench


One more lovely and solid wooden outdoor bench that you can quickly duplicate! This one is made of solid wooden posts, and it comes well finished in a crystal clear appeal.

Grab the square wooden posts to build this beefy garden bench that has enticing sparkle on the wood grains.

Full instructions here cherishedbliss

DIY Outdoor Bench with Arbor:

DIY Outdoor Bench with Arbor

This is the most amazing and super decorative wooden outdoor bench to build for your garden, a fantastic outdoor bench that comes with an arbor and is super solid and graceful to look.

It gains beauty from the slatted arbor and also from the metal lattice sides that will also make fabulous trellises for crawling plants.

Full tutorial here ana-white

French-style Outdoor Bench from Old Chairs:

French style Bench from Old Chairs

This is here another lovely wooden outdoor bench that will rock for an outdoor couple sitting, the best things to make out of two old chairs, a superb and stylish wooden French-style bench.

Separate apart the chair backrests with rear legs and then combine them with solid wooden cross supports to install the bottom shelf and berth of the bench as you can see.

Full instructions here anoregon

Unique DIY Outdoor Storage Bench:

Unique DIY Outdoor Storage Bench

Accomplish both your outdoor sitting space and storage space desired by making this single solid wooden outdoor bench that will allow storage in seats.

Build the bigger wooden boxes with hinged lids and then finish them up with short wooden legs, armrests, and backrests.

Don’t forget to add the seat mattress! Instructions here jenwoodhouse

Affordable DIY Outdoor Storage Bench:

Affordable DIY Outdoor Storage Bench


This wooden outdoor bench is both affordable and adorable, and what is above all is that it is purely handmade! Just build a bigger wooden chest or box with hinged lid and then add it up with a slatted backrest and build a precious outdoor storage bench.

Paint the completed bench in your own choice of colors! Details here thehandy

DIY Outdoor Convertible Coffee Table and Bench:

DIY Outdoor Convertible Coffee Table and Bench

The folding furniture items have a huge list of fans as they go for multi-purposing at the same time.

Build this solid wooden convertible coffee table that you can fold to make a stylish DIY outdoor bench that will also come with a backrest, a 2 in 1 furniture piece to make at home.

Full free plans and tutorial here handmade-haven

Repurposed Twin Captain’s Bed Into an Outdoor Bench:

Repurposed Twin Captains Bed Into an Outdoor Bench

Having some old twin beds lying useless in your home? Then do fantastic DIY furniture projects again with them! Repurpose your old twin beds and build stylishly beautiful diy benches.

Use the headboards as accent backrest and footboard as accent fronts! Get inspired by this lovely given sample, made of repurposed twin captain’s bed.

Full instructions here interiorfrugalista

DIY Outdoor Bench Under $15:

DIY Outdoor Bench Under 15

Bring great focal stimulation to your garden space along with adding stylish sitting space with this precious outdoor bench that will cost you under $15 and will bring a great style to your garden and patio! Make this bench using lumber or pine wood slats.

Full how-to tutorial and instructions here shanty-2-chic

Build a Front Porch Bench:

Build a Front Porch Bench


Look at this another graceful and enchanting wooden porch bench that comes in solid wood dimensions and is sure to be loved by all.

Grab the recycled wood slats or the lumber lengths to build this porch bench that comes with stylish armrest and backrest positions! It gains extra beautiful appeal due to being painted in whitish grey.

Full how-to tutorial here overthebigmoon

DIY Steel and Wood Bench:

DIY Steel and Wood Bench

Are you looking for extra large benches to fit a custom interior or outdoor space? Then do opt for this steel and wood bench that is large and beefy and will last longer due to having a metallic base.

Weld together the steel lengths to build the base of the bench and next fill its top with slatted arrangements of solid wood planks.

Full how-to instructions here instructables

Build a Pergola with a Bench:

Build a Pergola with a Bench

Fall in love with this another great looking wooden outdoor bench that looks like a pergola and is sure to be loved by all outdoor lovers.

Here all you need the recycled wood slats and heavy duty wooden beams to build this fantastic pergola with a bench that looks great with the roof.

Here is how to build it diynetwork

DIY Entryway Bench with Storage:

DIY Entryway Bench with Storage

Get inspired by this another lovely DIY outdoor bench that is storage-friendly and is sure to make a great addition to any entryway.

Make it also with the upcycled wood slats and don’t forget to install the wooden bottom shelf! Paint in color of choice, and that’s it.

Full how-to instructions here lovegrowswild

DIY Herringbone Hairpin Bench:

DIY Herringbone Hairpin Bench


One more epic homemade model of the industrial outdoor bench that comes on metal hairpin legs and is having berth made of wood planks packed flat in chevron style.

A perfect beautiful wooden herringbone bench to build at home without getting a bit expensive.

Full how-to instructions and tutorial here shanty-2-chic

DIY Box Crib-style Outdoor Bench and Planter:

DIY Box Crib style Outdoor Bench and Planter

At a very first look, you will be a big fan of the cross slatted arrangements of wood slats that help build this phenomenal crib-style outdoor bench that will really grace up your outdoors.

A matching planter put in besides, double up the charm and grace of the outdoor bench.

Full how-to instructions and tutorial here lowes

Build Your Own Farmhouse Bench:

Build Your Own Farmhouse Bench

Bring a glimpse of farmhouse style to your modern home by installing this very cute and adorable wooden farmhouse bench for entryway that comes with turned legs and is super beautiful and enchanting to look at.

Here this bench comes with a white painted base and with a well finished wooden birth and hence gains a milk-honey appeal.

Full how-to instructions here bentleyblonde

How to Build X-brace Bench:

How to Build X brace Bench

Look at this another precious model of the outdoor bench that will amaze all the onlookers with its x-brace accent base and sides and is looking amazingly beautiful in the rich wood appeal.

It will work great around a matching dining table as you can see.

Build the whole dining set at home with the help of this project! Full tutorial here rogueengineer

DIY Outdoor Bench for the Dining Table Under $40:

DIY Bench for the Dining Table Under 40


Duplicate this another beautiful wooden dining set that is sure to be loved by all the home and dining lovers.

It looks rustic due to being made or rustic wood planks and can be painted modern also!

Here both benches and dining table have been built in the same way.

Full how-to instructions here shanty-2-chic

Make X Arbor with Bench:

Make X Arbor with Bench

Create a stunning focal point in your garden by installing this very beautiful x-arbor outdoor bench that is sure to be loved by all!

This is here a white painted x-arbor wooden garden bench that also comes with accent x-sides and is looking damn lovely in this graceful design.

Full how-to instructions here mylove2create

DIY Kingsize Headboard Bench:

DIY Kingsize Headboard Bench

Going to replace your old bed? Then here is what you can do amazing with it.

Grab only the headboard from your old bed and add it up with the front berth and short wooden legs and build the rocking wooden headboard benches for your patio and garden spaces.

Look at this lovely given sample made of the king-size headboard. Full instructions here myrepurposed

How to Make Pallet Bench:

How to Make Pallet Bench

Time to organize your outdoor spaces with the free homemade benches.

Yes, we are talking about the free wooden outdoor benches that you can quickly build with the free pallets without getting a bit expensive.

Put a glance at this glorious sample model, built to inspire. Full how-to instructions here instructables

Repurposed Metal Headboard Outdoor Bench:

Repurposed Metal Headboard Bench


Build also amazing things with the old headboards that you are going to trash! They will make precious backrests for the outdoor benches that will rock at your patio.

Look at this sample metal headboard bench that is sure to be loved by all and is super quick and easy to make using robust wood slats. Instructions here southernrevivals

DIY Farmhouse Bench with Storage:

DIY Farmhouse Bench with Storage

Accomplish also your outdoor storage space desires by making this farmhouse style garden bench that comes with built-in storage cubbies that you can fill with the basket storage.

Check out here a sample demonstration that is amazing and cost-efficient!

Full how-to instructions here lifestorage

DIY $20 X Leg Wooden Garden Bench:

DIY 20 X Leg Wooden Bench

Bring a unique style to any of your outdoor or patio by adding this super cool x-leg garden bench that is self-made one and is easy to build as a child’s play.

Here this bench also comes with an edged berth that brings great beauty to it! Free plans and tutorial here sawdustgirl

Build a Rustic Bench:

Build a Rustic Bench

This bench will sure go divine to the eyes of a rustic lover and is pretty quick and easy to build. Grab the rustic wooden lengths or slats to build this rustic bench, and you can also give a rustic wood finish for amazing results.

Clone the lovely given sample that will give a farmhouse style touch to any of your space.

Details here gnhlumber

Outdoor Patio Bench Under $20:

Build Outdoor Patio Bench Under 20


Rock your patio or any outdoor space also with this super beautiful outdoor patio bench that is just looking fantastic with the large slim designs that stand on 3 stylish criss-cross legs.

This is here another most beautiful design of patio bench that you can duplicate at home.

Full instructions here pinkwhen

DIY Hexagon Cedar Bench:

DIY Hexagon Cedar Bench

Make your lawn trees a bit more beautiful and enchanting by installing the seats all around, and this will also add a great curb appeal!!

Look at the precious cedar bench that comes around the tree adding a lot of sitting space to outdoor and is made of reclaimed cedar wood slats.

Don’t forget to give a nice wood finish. Full instructions here addicted2diy

How to Build Your Own Farmhouse Bench:

How to Build Your Own Farmhouse Bench

If you are in love with the rustic style of living, then this wooden farmhouse bench is for you that is a breeze to make.

Simple pack the longer and robust wood planks to build this gorgeous farmhouse desk! Full free instructions and tutorial here lovegrowswild

DIY L Shaped Bench Seat:

DIY L Shaped Bench Seat

Go for never-ending conversations with friends by installing this L-shape bench seat to any of your room or patio space.

It will come with a secret stash in the seats and is super quick and easy to make also! Just build a big slim L-shape box and then finish it up with a lid and here you go.

Full how-to instructions here ramblingre

DIY Outdoor Storage Bench:

DIY Outdoor Storage Bench

Boost also your outdoor storage space by building this very beautiful storage bench that is just like a big wooden box that is having a hinged lid.

It comes painted in white and also comes on wheels to be touch-to-move! Perfect outdoor bench to chill out with friends. Full instructions here sandandsisal

How to DIY Mudroom Bench:

How to DIY Mudroom Bench

Have a look at this another fantastic entryway bench that is looking great and will make a great hall tree.

It comes with the bottom seat that is having a built-in shoe rack, and next, it also provides hanging hooks and shelving space to organize your items.

Full how-to instructions and tutorial here honeybearlane

Build a Farmhouse Bench for Under $20:

Build a Farmhouse Bench for Under 20

Another great and rustic design of bench to duplicate for your outdoors, this is here a farmhouse bench made of upcycled wood slats, and it also gains beauty from the angled legs and crosses supports.

Grab 4 solid wooden posts to install the berth of the bench.

Full how-to instructions here thecreativemom

DIY Outdoor Garden Bench:

DIY Outdoor Wooden Bench

This is here another great and lovely design of bench that you can build in no time when going through short sitting space issues at your outdoor.

A solid low design of bench that looks great with the slatted berth and you can paint it also in any color you want.

Full how-to instructions here artsychicksrule

Build a Semi-circular Wooden Garden Bench:

Build a Semi circular Wooden Bench


Build all sorts of outdoor benches at home by putting together the wooden lengths and slats. Look at this semi-circular wooden outdoor bench that you can enlarge to build around hexagonal bench.

This will look great at the patio, front porch, and in the garden space! Here is how to build this unique wooden outdoor bench. Instructions here diynetwork

Inexpensive DIY Planter Box Bench:

Inexpensive DIY Planter Box Bench

A perfect bench and a perfect outdoor centerpiece, the wooden sitting bench that comes with an alluring planter box installed to each side and you will look great while sitting between the colorful flowers.

Build two planter boxes and combine them a solid cross berth. Instructions heren shanty-2-chic

How to Turn Chairs Into Garden Bench:

How to Turn Chairs Into Garden Bench

Don’t waste your old chairs, repurpose them and build furthermore fantastic and custom items of furniture like this lovely wooden garden bench.

Here two chairs have been added up with a combine slatted berth, and you can also use the plywood for making the seat.

Full how-to instructions here myrepurposedlife

Outdoor Bench Out of Pallets:

Outdoor Bench Out of Pallets

Accomplish your outdoor sitting space desires by building this fantastic wooden outdoor bench that is solid and will really last longer at outdoor due to hard pallet wood composition.

Take the pallets into single wood slats and then put them together to build this bench.

Full how-to instructions here instructables

DIY Sturdy Garden Bench:

DIY Sturdy Garden Bench

Look at this another perfect model of the wooden garden bench that is sure to be liked by all and is super quick and simple to make.

Go with the slatted arrangements of wood pallet slats and put them together to shape up the L-shape seat and backrest and then finish by installing legs and armrests.

Full how-to tutorial here thecreativemom

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