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Easy DIY To Build An X-Bench [Infographic]

Want to try out your skill at building an X-Bench? The plan below is sure to be a perfect DIY project for a weekend and sure to impress your guests!


With the proper tool, materials and a bit of your creativity, I’m pretty sure this project will give you that sense of accomplishment to boost for. So, read on and let’s start building.

Easy DIY To Build An X-Bench [Infographic]

Whether you’re a beginner or an expert DIY-ers you would simply love to try a new look for a simple bench. The X-base of this bench will offer that stylish option to a straight legs, plus upholstered benches will look especially amazing at the end of the bed or any corner of your house that needs a furniture uplifting.

A special shout out to Fix.com who’ve come up with the amazing infographic.

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Structural Materials

1. Two Pieces of Oak

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10 feet long, ¾” thick

2. One Piece of Plywood

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8 feet long, 4 feet wide, ¾” thick

3. One Piece of Solid Oak

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4 feet long, 1 ½” x 1 1/2” in diameter

4. Two Wooden Dowels

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1” long, ½” in diameter

Upholstery Materials

1. 1 Piece of Cotton Batting

24” square, 1/8” thick

2. 1 Piece of Foam

24” square, 2” thick

3. 1 Piece of Upholstery

24” square

Fastening Materials

1. Wood Glue

2. One Box of 1 ¼” Wood Screws

3. One Box of 1 ½” Brads

½” wide x 3/8” deep dowel hole on both X bracing centers

½” wide x 5/8” deep dowel hole with 1” dowel glued in place both ends.

Remember the plan we have is just your guide, you can definitely adjust the measurement and materials to fill whatever your needs and desires are.


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