Wood Garden Sofa With VIDEO

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Introduction: Wood Garden Sofa With VIDEO

About: How did I become a woodworker? Actually I don't know, but I love the loud noise of power tools, clouds of floating dust, and creative freedom so much...Of course it's a hobby for me, but it gives everything I …

Summer is really my favourite time of year, so to spend much time outdoors we created an own garden sofa. It's not only easy but also cheap. ;)Check and enjoy it!

VIDEO is here:

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Step 1:

measure
8x 60cm (23,6in) timbers for the sides and

4x 100cm (39,4in) for seat & back

Step 2:

sawing
this was the very first time to use mitre saw...I loooove it sooo much, so easy and so fast, there's no words... :)

Step 3:

mark
the places of hidden screws firstly on the inner side of legs

then on the outside of legs as well (- it means 2x3 60cm (23,6in) timbers)

Step 4:

drill
the holes of hidden screws with an undecover jig set

Step 5:

fit
them together

Step 6:

use
woodglue & dowels to hide the holes

then

saw
overhanging parts with Japanese saw and

sand

the surface a bit to remove splinters

Step 7:

fix
corner fixing brackets to both sides of 4x100cm (39,4in) timbers - seat & back

Step 8:

join
the parts of the seat to the sides of sofa

Step 9:

stain work
we use a colourless outdoor stain for protect the furniture from sun, water and extreme temperatures

Step 10:

aaaand the final result:

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check and enjoy it :)

thanks for watching!

Step 11: VIDEO

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    5 Discussions

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    JeffT147
    JeffT147

    Question 1 year ago on Step 1

    Wonderful looking sofa. I also would like to know what size of wood you are using.
    Thanks !

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    Alex in NZ
    Alex in NZ

    1 year ago

    That looks a very robust seat. Thank you for sharing the process and design :-)

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    PaintyCloud
    PaintyCloud

    Reply 1 year ago

    thanks for watching that ;)