Outdoor furniture from HGTV and Pinterest

Are you ever on pinterest? Well we are and apparently our customers are as well. This customer came to us with a picture and idea from http://pinterest.com, We searched the whole world wide web for plans of this pin but, couldn’t find any so here is our plan and hopefully we can help some future DIY-ers avoid some headaches before they try building outdoor furniture like this. This is the part of Carlson “Projects” that doesn’t fit into roofing and remodeling but we love doing projects like this. if you have an idea for a outdoor furniture, a deck, or saw an idea on pinterest thats out of your own capabilities, don’t hesitate to call us at 402-402-5808. Also if anything is highlighted it is clickable and will take you directly to where you can buy these products.


Here’s how it all started. Everything was built out of cedar and the laths were out of miratec concrete siding. Its all held together by 1/2″, 3/8″ lag bolts, 3″ galvanized torcs head screw, and finish nails.

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All measurements were and concrete footing were dug and poured. Anything on concrete was held down by a 4×4 post brackets with 1/2″ sleeve anchors through the existing patio.



Once framing was up it was time to start working seat back framing.


The spacing on the laths were very scientific.. not really we made sure the top was level then started with the width of the level twice then cut two 2″ wide pieces of 1×1 and used those for our templates and alternated accordingly.

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Then we started to attach the seat back and figured our center seat/miter with a t-bevel gauge. after that was securing everything down and one final touch up coat of paint with Behr exterior paint.

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If you want to check out our pinterest heres the link!





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