Step 13: Build a Breakfast Booth Bench
Attach the trim to the back
With the base and back attached, author John White begins the process of trimming out the unit. To make corner moldings, he shows how to clamp trim pieces together before securing them to the structural backing. White also reveals a neat trick to secure finished molding from behind and avoid nail holes in the finished surface.
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.