Step 10: Build a Breakfast Booth Bench
Determine the angle for the back using two points
While the bottom unit of this bench is square, the back is sloped for comfort. Using a circular saw, author John White connects a series of points to determine the correct angle for a bevel cut. He also shows you how to transfer this angle to a circular saw with an adjustable square.
Next step: Cut a back for the bench
Return to: Build a Breakfast Bench series intoduction and video listing page
To learn more about the design principles of this bench, variations of this design and sources for foam cushions, read Breakfast-Booth Basics from Fine Homebuilding’s Annual Kitchens & Baths Issue, #191 (Fall/Winter 2007), pp.91-95.