Introduction: Entryway Bench
This is mainly here to give you a idea on how to build this. This is not a full instructable and I do appologize for that.
I dont remember exactly how many pieces of wood i used but it was roughly
8 - pine 6ft 1x4
4- pine 6ft 1x6
1- pine 6ft 1x8
2- pine 6ft 1x2
6- oak 4x2 sheets of ply
3 packs of 2 coat hooks
2 box of 1 1/4 screws
1 box 1/2 screws and brad nails
flat head screw driver
philips head screw driver
cherry wood stain
pocket hole jig
Total cost for everything minus the tools was about $200
Step 1: Frame
Basic frame. It sits about 18in tall made with pine 1x4s and oak 1/4in ply. I used a pocket hole jig to hide the screws to build all four sides then connected them all with screws as you can see in the picture. I cut the curves out of the 1x4s with a jigsaw, i sketched the design on with a pencil first then cut it out.
(I forgot to take pictures prior to this because i didnt plan on making a instructable)
Step 2: Backing and Lid
It stands about 70in tall and 55in long
Tried using the staple gun to hold the sheets of ply up but that was a fail so i just used 1/2in screws for that and it worked out a lot better.
Inside i put 5 pieces of 1x2 for support and some sheets of oak ply over it.
Step 3: Finishing Touches
Final touches added (stain/hooks) made this for my wife's birthday :)