Concrete, cement, and cinder block are all pretty mundane building materials. But with some creativity and elbow grease, you can put them to work transforming your outdoor space into a stylish living area!
Level the ground at the place of the bench, arrange the cinder blocks and insert the timber. Make sure the wood is stained with a sealant for outdoor use.
Cinder blocks make a great barrier if you want make your very own raised bed garden, and you can even use the little holes to plant even more flowers or herbs. The only other supplies you’ll need are a couple of cardboard boxes, soil and your plants.
To follow up on last week's post on our DIY Cinder Block Raised Garden Bed, I wanted to share pics and instructions for our coordinating DIY Cinder Block Bench. We got the idea (naturally) from Pinterest. I like the way cinder blocks look, while also being cheap and easy to work with.
Start by building your bench posts, or legs. Each cinder block post is going to use 3 blocks- 1 horizontal block laid directly on top of 2 vertical ones. Space each post to your liking, or to fit your cushions. My posts were just under 2 feet apart from each other.
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I got the idea for my DIY wood and cinder block bench from Fab Everyday. I love the look for Fab Everyday’s bench, but it turns out that their bench didn’t work out in my space. I love the look for Fab Everyday’s bench, but it turns out that their bench didn’t work out in my space.
Cut additional 2 x 4s into 14 blocks, each 4 inches long. Use seven blocks on each end of the seat to space the seat boards. Secure the spacers to the longer boards with 2-1/2-inch decking screws.
Build an Outdoor Cinder Block Bench Here is yet another great idea for building outdoor furniture using cinder blocks. The main advantage of this DIY project is that it can be done in half an hour with almost no tools required.
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Make the sides and support blocks by ripping the melamine particleboard into strips with a table saw and cutting them to length with a miter saw according to the materials list on the previous slide.
Adding a concrete garden bench to your landscaping is a simple way to create outdoor seating on your property without much expense. While basic units of concrete benches are available at most garden centers, you can make seats on your own with cinder blocks and concrete, and they will last for decades.
To make the bench, I first thought I was going to stack the cinder blocks in two columns, as pictured above. But I discovered that stacking the cinder blocks into a rectangular block would be much sturdier instead.
Allow the painted blocks to dry overnight before assembling the bench. Move the two cinder block structures approximately 5 feet apart. Insert one end of a post through a hole in a cinder block and then into the opposite hole. Two posts will form the back support, and four posts will make the seat of the bench.
Relaxing at your cottage has never been more simple thanks to Adam Holman as he drums up some fun and easy DIY projects you can do the next time you’re at the cottage!
A cheap and easy way to build a outdoor bench using cinder blocks and wood. For a full list of materials used and some important tips, click the link below:
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Your backyard's new best friend may be the humble, lowly cinder block. What it lacks in pizzazz it makes up for in versatility, durability and affordability. Each one costs a little more than a buck and, with some imagination, can be used in countless ways to add function and flair to your outdoor space.