If you’re handy with a tool set and want to save a buck or two when it comes to your furniture, then these creative DIY folding bench & Picnic Chair will definitely point you in the right direction.

This ideas originated from a creative reddit user tomxorz to solve small space problem in his balcony. Here is the journey of this project.

Here is the materials use in the making of folding bench. 9 2x4s, lots of screws, 4 bolts and some nails.

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With the guide form BuildEazy, he start the project. Pieces cut out using a mitre saw.

VIEW IN GALLERYdiy folding bench step 1The hole for the bolt was started with a drill bit, but then expanded using a rotary rasp bit.

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VIEW IN GALLERYdiy folding bench step 5All above part bring together.

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Finished product as a bench.

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Finished product as a picnic table.

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