DIY Outdoor Sectional Sofa Tutorial and Building Plan

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Looking for an affordable outdoor seating option? You can build your own sectional sofa on a budget! It only takes a few materials. Add cushions and pillows to dress it up and then enjoy your conversation piece.
Time: 2 DaysCost: $150Difficulty: Medium
Watch our video tutorial for instructions! We offer tips and tricks and make the process go smoothly for you.
  • diy outdoor sectional sofa tutorial and building plan
Start by measuring and cutting your plywood according to the free, printable, building plans on our blog.
  • diy outdoor sectional sofa tutorial and building plan
Drill pocket holes and cut notches for the supports in the pieces for the base frame.
  • diy outdoor sectional sofa tutorial and building plan
Cut and glue the support beam, then use screws to attach. Drill pocket hole screws, then cut and attach middle support.
  • diy outdoor sectional sofa tutorial and building plan
Attach base frame using pocket hole screws. Then add support beam.
  • diy outdoor sectional sofa tutorial and building plan
Glue and screw plywood seat pieces together. Then, attach seat to frame with pocket hole screws.
  • diy outdoor sectional sofa tutorial and building plan
Now it's time to attach the back. Glue, clamp, and screw the back to the seat pieces. Glue on side pieces.
  • diy outdoor sectional sofa tutorial and building plan
While the sides are drying, add blocking and attach 1/4 backing to bottom of bench. This helps to keep out those pesky flying critters.
  • diy outdoor sectional sofa tutorial and building plan
Fill holes and when dry, sand your masterpiece. You can stain, paint, or finish as you desire.
  • diy outdoor sectional sofa tutorial and building plan
Enjoy your new place to relax and entertain!

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