Step 14: Build a Breakfast Booth Bench
This final step adds wainscoting and finish details
This final segment shows how measuring the wainscoting surface area before installation helps achieve an even installation pattern. Then, before nailing each board, author John White explains why even composite boards need room for expansion. Lastly, he demonstrates how to use a block plain to fine tune boards for a perfect fit.
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.