Outdoor sofa

After seeing how expensive custom cushions can be, I decided to build a custom outdoor sofa around the dimensions of the cushions instead of the other way around.  I took some plans for a chair and modified the dimensions.  I also gave the seat a 7 degree downward slope and gave the backrest a similar angle to in order to keep the cushions from falling over since each section is a single piece (seat & backrest).

I used a jigsaw to round out the corners of the armrest and then sanded them smooth.  I ended up painting it white (hard to see in the 2nd picture) and it came out great.  

Built from Plan(s)
Estimated Cost
$100
Estimated Time Investment
Afternoon Project (3-6 Hours)
Type of Wood
pine
Finish Used
white paint
Recommended Skill Level
Beginner

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