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How To: Make a Stylish Outdoor Bench from Cinder Block!

by on Mar 11, 2014

Lena Sekine

Spring is (finally) in the air, bringing a nearly insatiable desire to get outside and start sprucing up my outdoor living space. The first project on my list? Making one of these awesome cinder block and wood slat benches!       

Coincidentally, Lena from Simple Living first got this idea from one of our outdoor DIY roundups, but I absolutely love her colorful version:

A stylish bench with green sidesLena Sekine

Check out her tips for making your own variant of this easy outdoor bench over on Simple Living!

What outdoor projects are at the top of your to-do list this spring?

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  1. what size cinder blocks were used? and is that any wooden slats or is it lumber beams?