Reclaimed Wood Bench

Jessica from Running With Scissors has gotten a lot of use from the pile of junk that the previous owners of her home left behind. For this project, she used a bunch of 2x3s that were once the supports for lattice that surrounded the porch.

old wood to bench

Jessica sanded and stained all her scrap wood and then used it to build a bench for her rock patio. The rustic look of the old nail heads and uneven boards adds character to the bench. And to think it cost less than the marshmallows her family will be roasting while sitting on it!

reclaimed wood bench

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  1. AMAZING! Love the color of the stain!


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