Awesome Storage Bench!

There are things you need to have handy on you patio or deck, like hoses and bug lights, that you don’t want to see when they are not in use. How about adding some extra storage and some extra seating at the same time with this wonderful storage bench.

This is great do it yourself project, that will require some carpentry  and tool knowledge, but certainly a beginner could accomplish it with a little extra time.

Things you will need:


  • Table saw
  • Combination square
  • Tape measure
  • Pencil
  • Circular saw
  • Saber saw
  • Yardstick
  • Two C-clamps
  • Electric drill and bits
  • Phillips-head screwdriver
  • Hacksaw
  • String


  • 7 8-ft.-long 1-by-6s

  • Wood glue

  • 30 2-in. square-drive trimhead screws

  • 60 1¼-in. deck screws

  • 48-in. continuous hinge

  • 4 ft. of 24-in.-wide ¼-in. galvanized wire mesh

  • 20 ¾-in. trusshead screws

  • Wood sealer

  • 3½-in. hook and eye

For instructions on how to cut and assemble this storage bench visit

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