Materials for these benches are mainly wood from pallets and repurposed scaffolding planks. Pallets and old planks are two materials which are available at a very low price.
Easy and cheap.
In the case of pallets and recycled wood your building material will be mostly free. On the other side there are the tubes from scaffolds.
Scaffolding tubes are not expensive, but the tube connectors can raise the bill quite a bit. It is surprising how easy it is to make strong benches from tubes. You can connect the scaffolding tubes with a large variety of widely available clamps. A combination of thick tubes with planks makes these constructions more sturdy then any other garden furniture.
Probably most of these DIY benches will be used outside as garden furniture. Nevertheless you will see that a lot of this furniture is equally suitable for inside the house.
At the moment we are still translating most of the instructions. Untill these building plans are all translated we suggest that you have a look at the original building plans for benches.
The following construction plans and manuals for benches will be automatic translated to your own language.
Small garden bench, made with a frame of scaffolding tubes and scaffold planks for the seat and back of the bench.
Scaffold tube table frame and steel pipe frames for benches.
A free construction drawing with list of the parts to make a bench and tables from repurposed scaffolding. The pipes for this table frame are available in several thicknesses and the same counts for the connections. Scaffold pipes are available as galvanised steel tubes as well as in aluminium versions with several colours. Bear in mind that the sizes for aluminium and steel tubes are different. You can not use the clamps from steel scaffolding pipes to connect aluminium tubes nor vice versa. Continue reading “Table frame and benches made from scaffolding tubes and pipe clamps.”
Construction plans for a simple wooden bench without backrest.
Super easy construction of a wooden bench. Use scaffolding planks or similar wood. The cheapest materials to make this garden bench are recycled planks from the scrapyard. You do not need to posess advanced carpentry skills. Woodworking with scaffolding planks is very easy and straightforward.
Woodworking plans for a corner bench made of scaffolding wood.
First of all, these wooden benches are made with a straight backrest. As a result of this model you will get a sturdy lounge bench which can be dismantled in two pieces. On the other hand, a slight disadvantage of this corner bench could be the need for cushions on seating and backrest. See more examples of these homemade wooden benches. Continue reading “Corner bench L-shape in lounge style.”
How to make a backrest for lounge benches and chairs.
In this third part of our homemade lounge furniture tutorial we show you how to make the backrests. On this blueprint you see the backrest for a garden bench, but the backrest for lounge chairs are made in exactly the same way.
Step one for lounge benches and lounge chairs made of scaffold wood.
This step by step tutorial is equally suitable for as well a lounge bench as for lounge chairs. All of these plans for lounge furniture are made for the use of scaffolding wood. Obviously there are many other types of wood that are suitable for these do it yourself instructions. Homemade furniture can be made very cheap, that is why we mainly choose the cheap recycled planks from scaffolding.
Make your own lounge furniture for inside or the garden.
Sturdy home made garden furniture.
This is a very easy assembly system for homemade furniture. Make strong lounge furniture with boards from scaffolds. See how you can make chairs and benches with scaffolding wood as construction material. Luxurious wooden chairs and garden benches. Super easy and illustrated building instructions in six steps.