Step 7: Build a Breakfast Booth Bench
Installing trim finishes the base unit assembly
Starting with the top piece of molding and working his way down, author John White explains why you must pre-drill holes in poplar before driving the nails home. He also shares his method of marking trim for a level installation.
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.