DIY Window Bench Seat With Drawer Storage

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So I started my dining room… Oooooo 800 years ago. So yeah, of course, I’m kidding, But it was like a lifetime ago and it is driving me crazy. OK when you’re doing some sort of renovations or updates, and you’re doing it yourself, there are bound to be delays. In my case, there were lots of delays. I mean life happens. No..Seriously, Life happens. So here I am in my dining room getting things done. FINALLY! First on my list to complete is my window seat with additional storage.
Here is a tutorial on how I built and how you can build your own window seat.
Complete plans available for download at the link listed below.
Start with constructed the base. Make sure not to obstruct any vents.
Build the cabinet base.
Attach the faceframe
Make the drawers.
Attach the drawer fronts
finish with paint/stain and applying the hardware. I got these pulls from Home depot and spray painted it gold.
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  • Donna Helmick Donna Helmick on Apr 13, 2018

    Does this not interfer with the air flow? How do you clean the vents?

  • Christine Cajigas Christine Cajigas on Apr 16, 2018

    Beautiful work. Did you use tracks or brackets for easy open & close? If so, where did you place them?

  • Jeannie Cowan Fennell Jeannie Cowan Fennell on Apr 21, 2018

    Hi Toolbox Divas - I would love to build things like this but I know nothing about using tools. Have you gals in the past or will you in the future, do some online videos for wanna be tool box divas? Thanks so much!

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  • Teri Uliasz Boyungs Teri Uliasz Boyungs on Apr 21, 2018

    Great job. Looks amazing

  • Sheri Farley Sheri Farley on Aug 02, 2018

    Nice! You could use a dresser cut it I. Half add feet I hav a dresser the bottom looks exactly like your window bench that’s what made me think of it thank you so much for sharing that’s a really good idea!

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