Make a bench out of a $7 thrift store find with this easy idea from DIYLife favorite ModHomeEc.
For four legs and a flat surface, a bench can be an oddly-expensive furniture piece. But, you can make your own bench without any woodworking skills necessary. Just follow the lead of Shelly Leer and start with...a coffee table. She added an upholstered cushion and a square of tinted glass to make her combo bench-and-side-table. And even though she included these details, the total cost of the DIY was less than the cost of a retail-sourced bench. The coffee table alone was $7.
For the full tutorial, visit ModHomeEc.
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