Step 11: Build a Breakfast Booth Bench
This sloped back adds comfort to the bench
In this step, author John White shows how to tune-up the jig he used earlier so it returns to square. Then, by adjusting the bevel of his circular saw, he makes a rip cut to create a beveled back for the bench. Finally, he reveals why he added a wood strip to the jig in Step 1.
Next step: Mount the back to the base
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.