This bench is a simple country classic. It might look kind of familiar, because this basic style has been used for ages.
Two ends, a seat, and a few connecting pieces — that’s really about all there is to it. The “through-tenons” of the stretcher give the bench the look of a piece that took some extra time and experience to build. But, believe it or not, a simple technique uses the table saw to cut the mortises quickly.
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- 5 pages of step-by-step instructions
- 20 full-color photos, illustrations and exploded views
- Materials list and cutting diagram
- Retail sources for hardware and supplies
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The United States Customary System of Units (USCS or USC), more commonly referred to as the English or Imperial system, is the standard set of units for our plans. It uses inches and feet for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are in the United States, and it is the one we have traditionally offered on this website.
The International System of Units (SI), more commonly referred to as the metric system, is the alternative set of units that we have available for some of our plans. It uses millimeters, centimeters, and meters for measurement. This is the one you probably want if you are outside the United States. These plans are provided by our business partner, Australian Woodsmith, and are based on the original Woodsmith plan. However, dimensions and other elements of the plan may vary between the metric and standard versions. Be sure to double-check the plan before building.