Furniture maker, Russell Platten, shows us how to create a solid, outdoor, wooden bench.

Follow the video guide to complete this project. You can also download a handy guide to the project, below.

This is the ideal project for a beginner woodworker as it is a straightforward build, the materials are relatively cheap and the tools are standard for any budding maker.



Download the workbook for this project

You can save and print this handy guide to making the solid, outdoor, wooden bench. Used alongside the video guide, you will have all the information you need to gather the tools and materials and follow each step.



If you'd like to see more from Russell, click below to see our full interview with him.

You can get to know Russell, find out about what motivates him and the projects that he is most proud of. Gain a unique insight into someone who has a genuine passion for furniture making and the skills to produce some incredible creations.


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Stephen Townsend

Stephen Townsend

Love this guy could listen to him all day, he’s just got 1 of those voices that keeps you interested and wanting to learn and know more.

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