Step 2: Build a Breakfast Booth Bench
A box forms a strong base unit
After cutting plywood sections for the bench base unit, author John White uses picture framing clamps to align the pieces for assembly. He fastens the parts by pre-drilling pilot holes, then countersinks the screws to prevent plywood cracking and chip-out.
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.