Step 8: Build a Breakfast Booth Bench
Tapered trim details cover strong leg supports
With the bench molding in place, author John White adds strong leg supports and trim to the sides of the bottom unit. Once these are in place, the bench sits off the floor by approximately three inches. White also shows a neat back beveling trick to hide any joint expansion.
Next step: Install drawer front faces
Return to: Build a Breakfast Bench series intoduction and video listing page
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.