The sloped seat and backrest make this easy-to-build bench comfortable to sit in and perfect for a backyard deck, patio or firepit. Detailed, clear Cut 45-degree angles on the ends of the seat and back supports 1 in. down from the ends as shown (also see Photos 4 and 5). The beauty of this This bench has a bolted pivot point where the back and seat meet that lets you alter the backrest and seat slopes to fit your build during one of the final assembly steps (Photo 10). The materials
8 Jul 2011 Outdoor benches vary in size, but they typically fall in a small range of dimensions. Finding the right fit for you is key. Determine the exact size of the bench based on your space requirements or what makes you comfortable. Whether the bench is free-standing or built into an existing deck, getting the dimensions right means the bench can be used for more than decoration. Portrait of Couple at Lunch in Their Garden. credit: Digital Vision./Photodisc/Getty Images.
20 Dec 2013 If it is too deep, then you can't sit back comfortably against the backrest. 14 to 18 inches deep is about right for most people. The seat should slope down slightly toward the rear. This lets you nestle into your spot. A 5-degree slope is about perfect. The backrest should support you and slope back slightly. The ideal angle between the seat and the backrest is about 100 to 110 degrees. The base of the bench should give you room to pull your feet back toward your body.
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The work that we undertook was to construct 6 eight-foot long benches for the skateboard facility in the Gettysburg Area Recreation Park. When I was originally approached by Sharron Michels of Collaboration for Youth, United Way of Adams County, to come up with a design, and not readily coming up with plans from a brief internet search, I decided to do my own design. I had previously put a seat railing completely around a 12' x 24' deck using my most comfortable deck chair as a