With your own hands

How to make a bench yourself: a master class

You have long wanted a bedside bench, but notAre you ready to spend an impressive amount on a thing, more decorative than necessary? Our master class will help you to kill two birds with one stone: to fulfill a dream and save Today we will teach you how to make a bench in a hallway or a bedside banquet with your own hands. This lesson does not take you too long and does not require a lot of material investment, and as a result you will get a stylish and functional item that will enhance the status of the interior of your home. You will need:

  • Thick sheet of plywood;
  • Plaid or soft mat like kilima (in ourThe Kilim was used, it was chosen due to its original and bright pattern, which looks unusually stylish and expressive; Such product can be ordered on the Internet);
  • Legs for the bench (can be found in the furniture or construction shop);
  • Foam rubber (in a roll);
  • Screws;
  • Screwdriver;
  • saw;
  • Furniture stapler (with staples);
  • Sheet of plywood.

Opinion of the editors By the way, kilims are veryPopular decorative trend. Especially fond of designers infinitely diverse geometric patterns that look equally impressive both on the carpet itself, and on the upholstery fabric or decorative textiles. Patterns in the style of kilima fill the interior with fashionable ethnic motifs. However, you should know that they do not tolerate competition. The color palette of the interior should not overlap with the basic tone of the ornament, otherwise it risks losing its identity. Step 1 Using a saw cut the sheet of plywood so that you have a rectangle measuring approximately 110x45 cm. Step 2 Of the foam rubber is also a rectangle,Sized plywood. It will be more convenient for you to work if the foam is 1-2 cm less, that is approximately 108x43 cm. Step 3 Attach the keelim to the plywood base to determine which part of the pattern should be on your bench. When you are sure, fix the fabric with a stapler at the corners of your future bench. Trim the unused edges of the kilim, but not at all. Leave a few centimeters of fabric in reserve. Steps 4, 5 Begin the upholstery. Gently, slowly, drive the braces from the bottom of the base along the inner perimeter. When you are sure that the upholstery looks the way you want it, you can cut off excess fabric around the edges. That they do not crumble, it is recommended to treat them with glue. Step 6 Screw the legs to the bench usingScrewdriver. Take care that they are located strictly in the center between the longitudinal edges and at the same distance from the transverse. Your decorative bedside bench in ethnic style is ready! Enjoy it! abeautifulmess.com