Step 2: Cut the angle in the back legs.

All of the cuts are perfectly straightforward except for the diagonal of the back legs. I've attached a picture of how to do this, which I think is easier to understand, but just in case you are a word person, here are written instructions, too.

1. Lay the leg down so the 20-cm wide side is parallel to the ground.
2. Measure 42 cm up from the base of the leg.
3. Measure 12 cm from the opposite edge of the leg across the top edge. Make a mark.
4. Using a ruler, draw a line from the top mark to the mark at 42 cm from the leg base.
5. Measure 42 cm from the base on the other side edge, draw a line across. You won't use this line for the cut, but you need it later.
6. Using the circular saw, cut along the diagonal line.

Do that twice.
<p>Thanks for a great Instructable. We made this, but a a bit longer so we added supports in the middle. We also added a 'beer lid' in the middle for a cool box. We used wood from an old shelving unit. The wooden bits we did buy cost us &pound;30. Hinges costed a bit more. Many thanks!</p>
<p>Vielen Dank f&uuml;r die Bauanleitung! Habe die kleine Bank mit einigen Modifikationen f&uuml;r den heimischen Balkon realisiert.</p>
Hi. Great design which I'm going to follow. One question though. Do you not require support in the middle of the seat to stop the seat from bending with heavier people? Thank you!
<p>Lovely! SO simple and useful at the same time. Are they storage benches as well? It would be awesome to be able to keep garden tools under the seats!</p>
Great design and write up! <br> <br>But please, USE EYE PROTECTION! (at least one of you wasn't, shame!)
You are right, Safety Nick. <br> <br>We only made two cuts, but still... no excuse.
<p>awesome build! <br><br><br><br>p.s. don't forget hearing protection, circular saw make more than enough noise to do (irreversible) damage in the long run.</p>
Awesome! What a great idea for <a href="http://www.mybulldogstorage.com" rel="nofollow">storage</a>! And it is a cute idea. You can have storage and a nice place to sit all in one place. Very resourceful. Your instructions are great as well! Thanks so much for sharing this and providing such great instructions of how to make it!
Excellent work and very thorough, easy to follow 'ible; favorited... <br> <br>&quot;When I sat down to design this bench&quot;; oh, I get it: &quot;sat down&quot;, bench seat, ha ha...

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