Step 5: Build a Breakfast Booth Bench
Install the seat top with screws, not glue
In this step, author John White starts by adding a marking line offset from the bench seat’s edge to form a perimeter fastening guide. He also explains why he prefers to use screws for assembly instead of glue and clamps.
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.