Bench Seats for Child Surf Board Outdoor Table

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Bench seats for little ones to take to the beach. Works with the Surf Table.

Dimensions are shown above.


Shopping List

1 - 2x2 @ 4 feet long
1 - 1x3 @ 8 feet long

Common Materials
2 1/2 inch screws
2 inch finish nails
120 grit sandpaper
wood conditioner
paint brush
Cut List

4 - 2x2 @ 9 3/4" (Ends cut at five degrees off square with a five degree bevel, ends parallel to each other)
4 - 1x3 @ 6 1/2" (Aprons - both ends cut at 5 degrees off square, NOT parallel to each other)
4 - 1x3 @ 10 3/4" (Seat Boards)

Tape Measure
Speed Square
Safety Glasses
Hearing Protection
Kreg Jig
Miter Saw
Brad Nailer
Power Sander
Drill Bit Set
General Instructions

Please read through the entire plan and all comments before beginning this project. It is also advisable to review the Getting Started Section. Take all necessary precautions to build safely and smartly. Work on a clean level surface, free of imperfections or debris. Always use straight boards. Check for square after each step. Always predrill holes before attaching with screws. Use glue with finish nails for a stronger hold. Wipe excess glue off bare wood for stained projects, as dried glue will not take stain. Be safe, have fun, and ask for help if you need it. Good luck!


Step 1

Mark the inside corners of the legs.

Step 2

Attach aprons to legs as shown above. You can use either the Kreg Jig or just screws and glue.

Step 3

Start in the center and work your way out, attaching seat boards as shown above.

Step 4

Optionally, you can add supports like done above, but it's not necessary for support.

Finishing Instructions
Preparation Instructions
Fill all holes with wood filler and let dry. Apply additional coats of wood filler as needed. When wood filler is completely dry, sand the project in the direction of the wood grain with 120 grit sandpaper. Vacuum sanded project to remove sanding residue. Remove all sanding residue on work surfaces as well. Wipe project clean with damp cloth.

It is always recommended to apply a test coat on a hidden area or scrap piece to ensure color evenness and adhesion. Use primer or wood conditioner as needed.