Bedroom storage benches can also provide additional storage space. This multifunctional piece is ideal for small apartments, dorms and rooms. Build your own wooden storage bench to suit your needs. Color the forest for a natural look or color it will match the colors of your home. Building a small storage bench is a simple project that even beginner woodworkers will not find too challenging. The materials are cheap and it should only take a few hours to complete
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Cut the piece to the desired size with a saw. Measure and cut 2-by -4-inch timber into eight pieces 12 inches long for the sides of the bedroom storage benches and four 44 inches long for the front and back of the bench. Cut the 8-foot 12-inch plywood slab on the back of the bench and four that are 12 by 48 inches for the front, back, top and bottom of the bench. Cut 1-inch -4-inch timber into five pieces that are 12 inches long for the bottom and sides of the bench. Build the frame. Use wood threading to attach four of the 12-inch pieces of 2-times-4 timber together to one square.
Use a screwdriver to secure pieces with a wooden screw. Repeat to make a second 12-inch square. Glue a 44-inch piece to the corner of one of the bedroom storage benches. Glue the other end of 44-inch bit to the corner of the second square. Repeat for the remaining three corners. Secure each piece with a wooden screw. Cover the frame with plywood. Glue 48-inch pieces of plywood to the bottom, front and back of the frame. Attached with a wooden screw. Glue a 12-inch piece of plywood to both sides frame and secure with a wooden screw.
Attach hinges. Use a screwdriver to secure two hinges to the top of the frame. Place the hinges 5 inches from the sides. Attach the hinges to the edge of the plywood. This will be the cover. Attach 1 to 4-inch timber to the bottom of the bench with a wooden screw. Place two pieces near the outer edges of the bottom and a piece in the middle. Place a 1-time-4-bit timber on a side plate. It should be at even height with the upper part of the arch. Secure it with wooden screws and repeat the panel on the other side. These pieces will serve as handles.