Making a MODERN Outdoor Concrete Wood BENCH

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Making a garden bench out of concrete or wood provides a place to sit and relax in the garden. But a garden bench can also be a decorative feature, or provide storage. Here are a collection of DIY concrete and wood garden benches that you can make for your own garden.

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This bench, designed by Fu-Tung Cheng, is easy to make in either fiber-reinforced or traditional wet-cast concrete. The end pieces support a wooden seating section which can be made from a range of wood species.

The concrete end pieces are formed with melamine-coated particle board which is also readily available from our local lumber supplier. If you’re careful when de-molding, you should be able to reuse the form for many castings.

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This solid concrete garden bench won’t cost much to make and you can use powder pigments to tint in various colour options, or apply a coloured concrete stain. You will find instructions for making this concrete bench here.

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