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.
1. Cedar Potting Bench
This super-simple potting bench will make your gardening projects much more enjoyable—and it’ll help you stay organized, too!
2. Build a Wooden Bench for Less
Need outdoor seating in a hurry? This simple bench, based on author and ecologist Aldo Leopold’s classic design, can be constructed in a couple of hours, even if you are a novice woodworker. All it takes is two boards and 18 screws, for a cost of less than $25.