So, last weekend we helped some friends of ours build a farmhouse table. This weekend we built them a farmhouse bench to go with it! When I was designing this bench I wanted it to be super cheap and easy but still look great and fitting to the farmhouse theme. So this is what I came up with, an incredibly easy to build farmhouse bench with tapered legs. Enjoy!
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- 2x6x96″ Qty 1 or 2 (see cut list)
- 2x3x96″ Qty 2 (Yes you can actually buy these at Home Depot, if you can’t find them ask)
- 2x4x96″ Qty 1
- 2-1/2″ Pocket Screws
Note: I am referring to these boards by their nominal dimension and not the actual dimensions which are 1-1/2″ x 5-1/2″, 1-1/2″ x 2-1/2″, and 1-1/2″ x 3-1/2″, respectively.
Note: The 1″ dimension is from the bottom of the 2×3 used for the side to the bottom of the 2×3 lower support.
Top: Rustoleum Carrington Wood Stain
Base: Distressed Finish
Base color: Rustoleum Carrington Wood Stain
Top color: Flat White Paint (4 coats)
As always, if you have any questions don’t hesitate to comment below and especially don’t forget to post pictures of your finished products in the comments! ENJOY!