Build your own outdoor sectional with 2x4s and customize your outdoor space. These free plans are easy to follow and you won't need any special tools - just a drill and a saw!
We recommend exterior suitable wood
SHOPPING LIST FOR ONE SECTIONAL PIECE
- 3 - 2x4 @ 8 feet long
- 1 - 2x2 @ 50" long
- ~65 - 2-1/2" long exterior self tapping wood screws
SHOPPING LIST FOR ONE CORNER LEG PIECE
- 1 - 2x4 @ 8 feet long
- 1 - 2x4 @ 4 feet long
- ~15 - 2-1/2" long exterior self tapping wood screws
CUT LIST FOR SECTIONAL PIECE
- 2 - 2x4 @ 24" - seat frame
- 2 - 2x4 @ 22" - seat frame
- 2 - 2x4 @ 13-1/2" - front legs
- 2 - 2x4 @ 27-1/2" - back legs
- 1 - 2x4 @ 25" - top
- 7 - 2x4 @ 22" - seat slats
- 2 - 2x2 @ 25" - seat trim
CUT LIST FOR CORNER LEG
- 2 - 2x4 @ 27-1/2" - legs
- 1 - 2x4 @ 28-1/2" - top
- 2 - 2x4 @ 23-1/2" - seat and seat apron
Make sure you are working on a clean level surface. Predrill and countersink you screws. Take a square after each step. Be safe and have fun. And use glue.
Use 2-1/2" self tapping wood screws to assemble the seat frame, two per joint. Exterior wood glue is recommended.
Attach legs to the frame from the inside, two screws per joint and glue.
Attach top to sectional piece with 2-1/2" screws.
Lay outside and center seat slats down and screw down, two screws per joint, with 2-1/2" screws.
Evenly space remaining seat slats and screw down.
Attach 2x2 trim to the seat slats and legs (where possible) to finish off end of seat.
The corner can be used on either side (pay attention to the seat apron board being placed on the inside or outside).
Build the corner, then attach to the sectional legs with 2-1/2" screws.