DIY Delight: Four Benches Upcycled From Old Dining Chairs

DIY Delight: Four Benches Upcycled From Old Dining Chairs

Catrin Morris
Jul 17, 2012

Before you ditch those beat-up dining chairs with the broken seats, consider turning them into a bench! Here are four great DIY repurposing projects in which old chairs (already owned or purchased at a thrift store) have been upcycled into charming — and functional! — benches.

1. This gorgeous DIY bench is from Country Living, where you can find instructions on how a stylish and unique bench was made out of three beat-up old dining chairs with broken seats (found for $18 each at a flea market).

2. Check out the DIY wizardry at Fro Frugal , where they turned old (but not valuable) captain's chairs into a bench for less than $40.

3. Gail at My Repurposed Life succeeded — after a few failed attempts — to create this cool bench out of two old chairs.

4. A more traditional cottage bench made from two chairs. From An Oregon Cottage.

(Images: As linked above)

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